2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bull Kills Male Owner in Bronx Apartment Building; Cops Fatally Shoot Dog

A pit bull killed its 41-year old male owner in a Bronx apartment building on Simpson Street. Pit Bull Kills Owner Bronx, NY - A 41-year old man is dead after being viciously attacked by his own pit bull. NYPD officers responded to a building in the 1200 block of Simpson Street in the Longwood neighborhood just after 3:00 am Friday morning. Upon arrival, they found the pit bull clamped onto the man's throat. Officers open fired on the dog multiple times, killing it. The man was tran… [Read full blog post]

2010 Dog Bite Fatality: 9-Year Old Kokomo Girl Mauled by Family Pit Bull Dies

Savannah Gragg, 9-years old, was killed by her family pit bull in Kokomo. Girl Dies of Severe Injuries UPDATE 06/03/10: It was reported today that Savannah Gragg died this afternoon due to the severe injuries inflicted by the family pit bull last Saturday. Marion County Deputy Coroner Carrie England ruled her death was caused by lacerations to the trachea that created a lack of oxygen to the brain.1 Savannah had been opening the door to let the pit bull outside when the dog sudd… [Read full blog post]