A pit bull killed a 46-year old man during a loud argument in Joliet, Illinois.
Pit Bull Kills Man
Joliet, IL - A 46-year old man is dead after being attacked by a pit bull in Joliet, marking the sixth fatal dog mauling in Illinois this year. The vicious attack occurred in the 1200 block of Arthur Avenue. A Joliet Fire ambulance crew was called to the home at 6:27 pm Thursday for a dog bite incident, according to fire chief Greg Blaskey. The man was found on the floor with no pulse. He was… [Read full blog post]
Curtis Wickham, 26-years old, was fatally attacked by three pit bulls in west Tulsa.
Suspect in Custody
UPDATE 12/03/20: The suspect accused of second-degree murder in connection to the dog mauling death of 26-year old Curtis Wickham is now in custody, Tulsa police say. Benjamin Ryan Spence, who may have gained his tattoos during previous jail stints, was charged with murder and assault with a dangerous weapon after hurling a TV at Wickham's head while he lay dying from inju… [Read full blog post]
Jacqueline Robinson, 32-years old, died after being attacked by dogs in Laurens County.
Dog Owner Arrested
UPDATE 10/02/20: Just after we listened to the long telephone interview with the victim's father, John Robinson, we learned that an arrest has been made. "They tore her up. They tore her all to pieces," Robinson said during the interview. "I want justice for Jacqueline." Today, Jeffrey Sullivan, the alleged owner of the dogs involved in the death of 32-year old Jacque… [Read full blog post]
A woman died Friday after being attacked by two pit bulls in McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
Woman Killed by Pit Bulls
McCurtain County, OK - On Friday evening, we learned on social media that a woman in her 70s was killed by a family pit bull near Broken Bow. Today, the McCurtain Gazette confirmed her death -- this newspaper does not have a website or a Facebook page. The unnamed victim suffered "extremely severe" facial lacerations, a "partially amputated left leg" and numerous b… [Read full blog post]