Mildred Vaughan died nine days after being attacked by three dogs on Mahaffey Lane.
Woman Dies in Hospital
Wilkes County, NC - An elderly woman hospitalized after being attacked by three dogs near her home died on August 30 at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. Mildred Vaughn, 89-years old, had walked to her mailbox on August 21, when three dogs from a nearby property attacked her. EMS was dispatched to 211 Mahaffey Lane at 2:21 pm. Vaughn was ai… [Read full blog post]
Dolores Oskins, 85, died of injuries sustained from a vicious dog attack in mid-August.
Dog Attack Victim Dies
Puna, HI - On August 14, a pack of four dogs described by a dispatcher as "pit bulls and bulldog-mix dogs," attacked three adults, two men and one woman. The 85-year old woman suffered critical injuries, she was "bitten about the head, neck, and arms, receiving multiple puncture wounds and lacerations," according to Hawai'i Police Department Captain Scott Amaral.… [Read full blog post]
A 91-year old woman was killed by a pet rottweiler in a Bloomfield Township home.
Woman Killed by Dog
Bloomfield Township, MI - An elderly woman is dead after being attacked by a rottweiler. The attack occurred on September 2 at about 6:30 pm. Police and fire were dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of Berry Drive due to a dog attack. When they arrived, they found a 91-year old woman unresponsive and suffering from "significant injuries" by a rottweiler living in the home. She wa… [Read full blog post]
Javon Stokes, 26-years old, was fatally bitten in the neck while suffering a grand mal seizure.
Pit Bull Kills Man
Toledo, OH – On the heels of 31-year old Emily Kahl being killed by a pet pit bull in Toledo in July, a 26-year old man suffered the same fate Thursday. Javon Stokes was killed by a pit bull while suffering a grand mal seizure, according to the coroner -- a rare coroner ruling. Typically pit bull owners, as in the case of Emily Kahl last month, do not witness the event, but s… [Read full blog post]