Death Due to Bites
UPDATE 03/30/11: New information has been released about a 55-year old man who was discovered dead last December. Autopsy results from the state Office of Medical Investigator show that bite wounds inflicted by dogs killed Larry Armstrong on December 6. Investigators wrote in their report that they didn't know if Armstrong, who had a history of seizures, suffered one before the dogs attacked or if he was conscious when the dogs began attacking him.
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Justin Lopez, 9-months old, was killed by two rottweilers near Perkins, Oklahoma.
UPDATE 03/11/10: The Journal confirms the breed of dog that killed a 9-month old child: Two adult rottweilers. A source close to the family said the dogs had been brought into the home Sunday night, reports The Journal. Just hours later, the little boy crawled out of his crib and was killed by the animals. The child's mother, Stephanie Easley, was at work at the time of the inciden… [Read full blog post]
From left: Owner of seized dogs, Larry Alvin Stuble, and the Beware of Dog signs.
Blames "Wild Dogs"
UPDATE 08/15/09: Photographed above two "Beware of Dog" signs, the owner of the dogs seized by the county, Larry Alvin Stubel, says the dogs that attacked Lykins were not his. The 11 adult dogs and nine puppies Stubel kept in a pen surrounded by chicken wire had nothing to do with Lykins' death, according to Stubel. Though his own dogs were loose at the time of the attack, Stuble cla… [Read full blog post]
The two pit bull-mixes involved in the mauling death of Carshena Benjamin.
Dog Mauling Case Closed
Collier County, FL - On May 26, 2007, 71-year-old Carshena Benjamin left her Golden Gate Estates home for her morning walk. Later that day her bruised and bloody body was found face down in a drainage ditch. Her shirt and jacket were pulled up over her head, leading investigators to believe she had been decapitated. So badly was her body mutilated, she could hardly be identified.… [Read full blog post]