2007 Fatal Mauling Investigation of Carshena Benjamin Closes Unresolved

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. Detectives only found her body by calling her cell phone, which lay close to… [Read full blog post]

2007 Dog Bite Fatality: Cora Lee Suehead Attacked by Pit Bulls

Two Family Deaths Follow UPDATE 07/18/08: Forensic tests have confirmed the cause of Cora Lee Suehead's death: pit bull mauling. The 61-year old woman was found dead near her home December 4th, 2007. The pit bulls were taken from her property and underwent DNA testing. The dogs belonged to a relative who had been living on the Suehead property. The dogs have since been destroyed; no charges were ever filed. In the wake of her death, two family deaths have followed.       Walt… [Read full blog post]

2007 Dog Bite Fatality: Kelly Caldwell Killed Pit Bulls on Christmas Day in Yermo, California

Pit Bull Owners Arrested and Charged with a Felony Dog Owners Arrested UPDATE 09/18/08: The owners of the pit bulls that brutally killed Kelly Caldwell on Christmas Day have been arrested. Jeffrey Dwayne King Jr. 23, and John Allan Peterson, 23, of Yermo were arrested in Barstow on September 17 and booked into jail on suspicion of failure to control a mischievous animal, resulting in death, a felony. In a photo taken by the Desert Dispatch on December 27, 2007, pit bull owner Je… [Read full blog post]

2007 Dog Bite Fatality: Attack Shows Underbelly of Pit Bull Ownership

Pit Bull Kills Caretaker Mountain City, GA - Blanche Brodeur, 76-years old, was found face down with severe head and neck injuries on December 17. She was brutally attacked by her son-in-law's pit bull while trying to feed the animal. Brodeur had agreed to take care of five pit bulls belonging to her daughter Joan and husband Thomas Robinson while they were in jail. Both were arrested and jailed 5 days before the fatal attack after a drug raid to their homes on December 12. When fi… [Read full blog post]