Escalating Fatal Dog Maulings on Tribal Lands - Suspected Fatal Dog Attack on the Wind River Reservation

Have Covid-19 Conditions Been a Contributing Factor? Dubois, WY - By BLM Wyoming/Bob Wick, Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Woman Found Dead Ethete, WY - It was reported in mid-April that a death investigation was underway on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming after a suspected fatal dog mauling. A media release from the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office said the County Coroner’s Office responded to an "animal bites" call on the night of April 10, after a woman was report… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed by Multiple Dogs in Western Cullman County, Alabama

Ronda Persall, 57, was killed by her neighbor's "yard dogs" in western Cullman County. Woman Killed by Dogs Cullman County, AL - Over the weekend, a woman was killed by multiple dogs belonging to her neighbor. Cullman County Coroner Jeremy Kilpatrick identified the victim as 57-year old Ronda Persall. She was attacked sometime around 2:30 am Sunday after the dogs escaped a fenced area. She was pronounced dead at the scene when the coroner arrived around 3:00 am. The attack oc… [Read full blog post]

Fatal Pit Bull Mauling of 34-Year Old Man Suspected in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

Scottie Brigman, 34, was found dead covered in bite marks with four pit bulls nearby. Man Found Dead Chesterfield County, SC - Earlier today, the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office reported that on May 14, deputies responded to a dirt road off of Bailey Saw Mill Road in the Ruby area of the county, due to a man lying in the road. As deputies were traveling down the road, they observed several dogs in the area. "When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a deceased, white male… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull Owner Charged with Manslaughter After Multiple Attacks in Oklahoma

State of Oklahoma v. Morrow, Rise Jo (CF-2022-131) Rise Morrow is charged with manslaughter in the 2nd degree, "Owner of a Dog that Kills." Man Died After Bite Injuries Claremore, OK - On May 9, reporter Lori Fullbright of Tulsa-based KOTV, published part of a charging document on her Facebook page. Otherwise, we have seen no other news reports about these charges or the multiple victims involved. Rise Jo Morrow (also known as Risa), who is in her 60s, was charged with second-d… [Read full blog post]