2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Public Health Employee Killed by Pack of Dogs in Alabama; Second Attack by Same Dog Pack

Jacqueline Beard, an Alabama public health employee, was killed by a pack of dogs. More Details Released UPDATE 05/08/22: On April 29, an Alabama public health employee went to a dog owner's home on Crumpton Road at about 10:00 am to investigate a dog attack that occurred a day earlier involving at least six dogs. She was mauled and killed by these same dogs, likely just after getting out of her vehicle. Authorities found Jacqueline Summer Beard's body after receiving reports… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Man Dies After Breaking Up Dogfight in Kewanee; Did not Seek Treatment After Severe Bite Injuries

Juan Ruiz, 66, died after breaking up a dog fight at his home in Kewanee, Illinois. Victim, Dog Breed Identified UPDATE 05/02/22: One week after a man died after breaking up a dog fight, the victim has been identified, as has the breed of dog involved. Kewanee Police Chief Nicholas Welgat confirmed Henry County Coroner's office information that the victim was Juan Ruiz, 66 of 819 North Vine Street. The breed of the attacking dog was a pit bull. County Coroner Melissa Watkins sai… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Killed by Multiple Dogs in Her Own Front Yard in Oklahoma County; Dogs Still At Large

Anita Mears, 61, was killed by multiple dogs in her front yard near Newalla. Woman Killed by Dogs Newalla, OK - After Oklahoma County Sheriff’s deputies found a woman dead in the front yard of her property on Sunday near Newalla, they thought the woman had been stabbed to death and began a homicide investigation. The coroner's office later announced the woman died of dog bites -- thus the police investigation had been bungled irrevocably from the start. Investigators were not… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Man, 38-Years Old, Dies After Multiple Dog Bites in Wichita, Kansas

Cyrus Talkington, 38-years old, died after multiple dog bites in south Wichita. Man Dies After Dog Bites Wichita, KS - Wichita Police are investigating after a man died after being bitten by a dog while visiting the owner's home in south Wichita. Police identified the victim as 38-year old Cyrus Talkington of Matfield Green, Kansas. The biting incident occurred on April 20 just after 8:00 pm in the 400 block of East 37th Street South. Talkington was bitten by the dog, a canine t… [Read full blog post]