From left: Nikko, the recently adopted husky, and a makeshift memorial.
Baby Killer Gets Reprieve
UPDATE 03/08/12: In a not so unsurprising update, the husky named Nikko that mauled a 2-day old baby to death has been granted a temporary reprieve by Judge Borkowski. The dog will remain in custody in its current holding facility and be evaluated again after a magical 21-day period. Prior to killing the newborn, the dog killed the family cat and jumped a fence (or out of a window, d… [Read full blog post]
Robert Hocker, 11-days old, was killed by his family's husky dog.
Newborn Killed (Page 2)
Independence, MN - In another instance of a newborn being killed by a family husky dog, it is reported that 11-day old Robert D. Hocker suffered the same horrific fate Thursday. According to West Hennepin Public Safety Director Ray McCoy, "The infant boy was in his car seat on a bed in the bedroom, when he was bitten by the family Siberian husky." Emergency personnel "exhausted all life-sa… [Read full blog post]
Dustin Faulkner, 3-years old, was mauled to death by his neighbor's husky.
UPDATE 03/25/09: A person under the username "family" left a message about the death of Dustin Faulkner indicating that the dog that killed the little boy was a wolf-hybrid, specifically a "half husky-half wolf." The last response written (March 23), said that the dog had been put down. No other details were provided. DogsBite.org will try to locate more information about the invo… [Read full blog post]
Olivia Rozek, 3-weeks old, was pulled from her bed and killed by a rescued husky.
Officials Probe Death archived
UPDATE 01/21/09: Police officials continue to investigate the death of a 3-week old baby girl. Bourbonnais Police Chief Joe Beard first described the incident as a mauling. The dog dragged Olivia Rozek, who was a twin born the day after Christmas, by her head through a hallway. The mother told police the twins were lying on the bed while she was in the kitchen cooking… [Read full blog post]
Kylie Daum, 3-days old, was pulled from her crib and killed by the family husky.
Death Ruled Accidental
UPDATE 09/25/08: An Ohio medical examiner has ruled the infant's dog mauling death was an accident. Kylie Mae Daum, 3-days old, had been home from the hospital only one day when the family's Siberian husky attacked and killed the newborn. Warren Township police Lt. Don Bishop said the baby's father left the room briefly and when he returned, he discovered the dog had attacke… [Read full blog post]
Alexis Hennessy, 6-days old, was attacked in her crib by the family husky.
Newborn Attacked in Crib archived
Hopatcong, NJ - A 6-day old Hopatcong Borough infant had died after the family dog attacked her while she laid in her crib. Newborn Alexis Hennessy was attacked and killed by the family's 3-year old husky named Shadow. Paramedics rushed the infant to Morristown Memorial Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Sussex County Prosecutor David Weaver said the girl's pa… [Read full blog post]
Abraham Tackett, nearly 2-years old, was killed by a chained husky-mix.
Chained Dog Kills Boy archived
Fort Yukon, AK - A boy was killed in Fort Yukon this week after he wandered into a neighbor's yard and was attacked by a chained dog. Abraham Jonathan Tackett was pronounced dead on arrival at the village clinic following the attack. He would have been 2-years old on May 19, said his grandmother, Mary Beth Solomon. The boy got his middle name from his great-grandfather, Jonath… [Read full blog post]