2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Two Family Neapolitan Mastiffs Kill 11-Year Old Girl in Murray County, Georgia

Skylar Headrick, 11-years old, was mauled to death by two family Neapolitan mastiffs. Killed by Large Mastiffs Crandall, GA - Two family dogs killed an 11-year old girl over the weekend, the Murray County Sheriff's Office said. The fatal attack occurred on May 30 after 11:00 pm at the family's home on Dunn Road West. A police report obtained by WTVC states the girl's sister returned from work and went down to the basement, where she discovered her younger sister on the floor lif… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Doctor Killed by Suspected Roaming Dogs in Lyons, Georgia

Dr. Nancy Shaw, 62-years old, was killed by suspected roaming dogs in Lyons, Georgia. The Suspected Dogs UPDATE 10/23/20: On October 23, 2020 we obtained confirmation about the dog breeds involved in the death of Dr. Nancy Shaw from a records request from the Lyons Police Department. The three dogs, which are still being held by police, are described in records as one brown and white pit bull-mix and two black pit bull-mixes. All of the dogs belong to the same owner. We also obta… [Read full blog post]

2020 Dog Bite Fatality: Suspected Fatal Pit Bull Mauling in Crawford County, Georgia

Lee Becham, 76, died after being brutally attacked by pit bulls in Crawford County. Manslaughter Charges UPDATE 03/10/20: A couple has been arrested in connection to the mauling death of a 76-year old man last month, the Crawford County sheriff said Tuesday. Samuel Arthur Brown, 55, and Angel Ann Brown, 52, were arrested on involuntary manslaughter charges after Lee Becham was discovered dead in the yard of his residence in the 1900 block of Marshall Mill Road on February 23… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Child Killed by Two Family Pit Bulls in Hart County, Georgia

Authorities Charge Grandmother with Multiple Felonies Paris Adams, 20-months old, was mauled to death by two family pit bulls in Georgia. 10 Years Probation UPDATE 04/09/18: There will be no trial after two family pit bulls killed 20-month old Paris Adams on August 1, 2017. The day after his death, his grandmother Sandra Adams, 70, was charged with second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and second-degree cruelty to children. The Atlanta Journal-Constitutio… [Read full blog post]