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Anonymous Anonymous  |  1/29/2008 6:05 AM  |  Flag  
Hmmm...Gotta wonder if we have a new necro-mauling epidemic or are local authorities afraid of backlash from the Pit Nutters?

Anonymous John Kelso  |  1/30/2008 9:08 AM  |  Flag  
First of all whoever wrote this could have been a little more remorseful for the girl. I knew this girl personally and did not need to read some of those descriptive words. You could have been a little more sympathetic.

Second of all, you said and I quote "Next we will hear that 22-year old victim Amber Strode is responsible for her own violent death, just as Kelli Chapman must have had a seizure, which then prompted the pit bulls to tear her to pieces.

I never heard anything yet of a seizure, and I've been checking online constantly. And how would you know what really happened? Even if it was a siezure, how is that her fault???? Those dogs need to be put down regaurdless of fault. Besides there is an overpopulation of dogs and cats anyways.

Anonymous bitbypit  |  1/30/2008 11:14 AM  |  Flag  
The article states what is already in print. You've already been exposed to the same "descriptive words" elsewhere.

As far as the possible seizure, this statement refers to Kellie Chapman (this is why a link is provided to her story), not Amber Strode: See Kellie Chapman Link

The note about the attack being the victim's fault is stated for the reason that many people "blame the victim." DogsBite.org believes people should fight against the phenomenon of blaming the victim.

It seems you misunderstand this article.

DogsBite.org supports victims. Please read more of our posts so that you better understand this.

Anonymous Anonymous  |  2/06/2008 9:15 AM  |  Flag  
The pit nutter boards are citing this necromauling and subsequent 38cal. euthanization as a great victory and vindication for the breed.

Kennel blindness...

Anonymous Anonymous  |  2/06/2008 11:32 AM  |  Flag  
I could imagine the victim, if overdosing, may have gone into convulsions, which may have triggered the dog attack. Regardless, I think it's bizzare that the dogs would engage in such predatory behavior with an owner. I am not so sure the dogs, who reportedly were well cared for, would be mauling a dead body, it doesn't make sense.

Anonymous Anonymous  |  2/06/2008 4:12 PM  |  Flag  
It sure does not make sense.

Anonymous Anonymous  |  2/22/2008 10:34 PM  |  Flag  
Amber Strode died due to cocaine overdose. All damage done by the two dogs was post mortem. The dogs acted like any animal would with a corpse. She was not the owner or the master and had only been living in with these dogs for a short time. The dogs had no loyalty towards her and to them was just, really in the base sense, food that was laying before them. However, they did nothing to her till after she was deceased and that is in the final coroners report

Anonymous Anonymous  |  2/27/2008 8:29 AM  |  Flag  

Blogger Saphire  |  4/01/2011 3:48 PM  |  Flag  
There are still questions regarding this death in Sangamon County but the coroner and unqualified pathologist made the call. Now the coroner and pathologist who determined the dogs did not attack until after the death are in legal procedings from other cases that may have been documented incorrectly. This is so sad.

Blogger Saphire  |  4/01/2011 3:58 PM  |  Flag  
This case still remains questionable to me. The coroner and pathologist that handled this case and other cases in this county are now under investigation for incorrect causes of death. Who knows how many were incorrect. Check out Sangamon County Coroner Susan Boone and Pathologist Jessica Bowman. Very interesting how the Pathologist can make this call when she is not certified in this area but claims she is qualified. So sad for all....RIP Amber

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