Riley Miller was killed by a family dog while visiting his grandmother's home in Jeff Davis County.
Boy Killed by Dog
Denton, GA - On April 19, a child was killed by a family dog while visiting his grandparents' home. The attack occurred just before noon at a home on WH Smith Road in Denton, according to audio dispatch log files from Jeff Davis County Fire. Riley Miller, 1-year old, was attacked by the dog in a playground area set up in the grandparents' yard for their grandchildren… [Read full blog post]
A 66-year old woman was killed by a blue nose pit bull outside of Pitts, Georgia.
Woman Dies of Injuries
Pitts, GA – On Friday, the Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office announced two separate pit bull attacks. Both victims were female, and one attack resulted in death. Doris McBurse, 66-years old, was announced dead at the scene. “The victim and her husband were the owners of the pit bull that had broken free from its chain,” states a release from the sheriff’s office. The attack occur… [Read full blog post]
Rosetta Gesselman, 80, died on October 7 after being mauled by her daughter's dogs.
Woman Killed by Dogs
Troup County, GA - Last Friday, an 80-year old woman was killed by three large dogs in her household. At that time, the Troup County Sheriff’s Office and the Troup County Marshall’s Office stated the investigation remained ongoing. Investigators now say the three dogs belonged to her daughter, Tongia Gesselman, 48, who has been charged with felony involuntary manslaugh… [Read full blog post]
Great-Grandmother Charged with Second-Degree Murder
Serenity Garnett was killed by a dog while under the care of her great-grandmother.
Sentenced for Baby's Death
UPDATE 04/27/23: The great-grandmother of a baby girl killed by a large, muscular family dog in March of 2022 was sentenced to serve six years in jail and four years of probation. In total, Migdelia Guadalupe received 10 years on the charge of contributing to the dependency of a minor and three years on one count o… [Read full blog post]