2013 Dog Bite Fatality: Stockton Woman Mauled to Death by Pit Bull; Owner Convicted of Manslaughter

Claudia Gallardo, 38, of Stockton was mauled to death by a pit bull. Pit Bull Owner Guilty UPDATE 03/25/15: Last week the criminal trial of Brian Hrenko was held and jurors began deliberating. On Tuesday, a San Joaquin County jury found Brian Hrenko guilty of involuntary manslaughter and keeping a mischievous animal that killed a person. In April 2013, Hrenko’s pit bull brutally killed 38-year old Claudia Gallardo, the mother of three children, when she visited his home to d… [Read full blog post]