2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Dies After Being Attacked by a Pair of Pit Bulls in Roane County, Tennessee

Michael Lane of Kingston died two weeks after being attacked by a pair of pit bulls. Mauling Victim Dies Roane County, TN - On September 25, Michael Lane, 68-years old, was walking along Cave Creek Road in Loudon when two pit bulls belonging to Charles Henry Green viciously attacked him. Green was arrested on October 1 on one count of allowing animals to run at large causing serious injury or death. Lane died on October 8. According to his obituary, Lane "crossed over, or maybe ra… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman Killed by Three Large Dogs; Daughter Charged with Felony Manslaughter

Rosetta Gesselman, 80, died on October 7 after being mauled by her daughter's dogs. Woman Killed by Dogs Troup County, GA - Last Friday, an 80-year old woman was killed by three large dogs in her household. At that time, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office and the Troup County Marshall’s Office stated the investigation remained ongoing. Investigators now say the three dogs belonged to her daughter, Tongia Gesselman, 48, who has been charged with felony involuntary manslaugh… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Mauled to Death by Pack of Pit Bull-Mixes in Fresno Area of Fort Bend County, Texas

Dog Owner Arrested and Charged with Second-Degree Felony Freddy Garcia, 71-years old, was killed by a pack of pit bull-mixes in Fort Bend County. Dog Owner Arrested UPDATE 07/22/22: On Friday, the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office arrested and charged Samuel Joseph Cartwright, 47, in connection to the death of Freddy Garcia, 71. On July 18, Garcia was walking along Mark Terrace Lane when seven pit bull-mix dogs belonging to Cartwright fatally attacked him. Authorities ca… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Dies After Amputations Due to Violent Dog Attack in Unincorporated Harris County

Nicolas Vasquez died after suffering multiple amputations due to a severe dog attack. Owner Charged UPDATE 06/28/22: The owner of three dogs involved in a brutal attack that killed a man has been charged under the Texas felony dog attack statute. Matthew Leroy Satchell, 32, has been charged with felony dog attack after his three loose dogs, all pit bull-mixes, attacked 51-year old Nicolas Vasquez. A neighbor found Vasquez in a ditch on June 9, severely injured and moaning af… [Read full blog post]