Emily Kahl, 31, was fatally bitten in the neck by a family pit bull in Toledo, Ohio.
Pit Bull Kills Woman
Toledo, OH - A fourth person in the United States was killed by a dog on Sunday, July 18. Earlier today, the Lucas County Coroner's Office confirmed the death of Emily Kahl, 31-years old. She died due to "bite trauma to the neck, caused by a dog." The manner of death was ruled an accident. Lucas County Canine Care & Control did not respond to the incident. However, director Kel… [Read full blog post]
Police suspect a man was killed by a relative's dog after climbing through a window.
Man Found Dead
New Orleans, LA - A 66-year old man is dead after being attacked by a relative's dog. The man was attacked after he climbed through a window in a home in the 8700 block of South Clairborne Avenue on Sunday around 6:41 pm, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Relatives discovered the victim. He was pronounced dead on the scene by a coroner. According to police, the victim wa… [Read full blog post]
Maria Ruiz, 77-years old, died after being attacked by four pit bull-mixes in Phoenix.
Failed to Impound
UPDATE 07/14/21: Returning to the question of the role of animal control, Maricopa Animal Care & Control, the latest news report from KPNX addresses the two previous occasions MCACC responded to the home of Alejandro Hernandez. On July 6, four pit bull-mixes belonging to Hernandez escaped his property again and fatally mauled 77-year old Maria Ruiz while she sat on… [Read full blog post]
Rebecca McCurdy, 28-years old, was attacked and killed by two pit bulls in Osage County.
Cause of Death
UPDATE 06/26/21: On Friday, investigator Rex Wikel released more information about the fatal pit bull mauling of 28-year old Rebecca McCurdy. She had been house sitting a home with multiple pit bulls when she was discovered dead by deputies. The state medical examiner also released a preliminary report confirming that she died as a result of a dog attack. There were no secu… [Read full blog post]