2019 Dog Bite Fatality Watch: Tucson Mother Arrested After Infant Found Dead with Dog Bite Injuries

Breanna Henson, 30, seen after being charged in connection to her baby's death.Mother Charged Tucson, AZ - Last week, Breanna Henson, 30-years old, was arrested and charged with one count of felony child abuse after police found her 8-month old infant dead. On January 24, Tucson police responded to a home in the 7700 block of E. Apple Tree Drive about 1:30 am after receiving a call of an unresponsive female child. Police said Henson was intoxicated when they arrived. The baby w… [Read full blog post]

2017 Dog Bite Fatality: Newborn Mauled to Death by Family Dog in Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland home where 2-week old Sophia Booth died after suffering a dog bite. Baby Identified UPDATE 11/05/17: Cleveland Police stated in a news release the attacking dog was a 4-year old German shepherd. They also identified the 2-week old newborn. "The dog escaped from the kitchen area where he was fenced in, and bit the baby girl who was in a bedroom on the first floor. The baby, who has been identified a 2-week old Sophia Booth, was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center whe… [Read full blog post]

2010 Dog Bite Fatality: Western Iowa Woman's Death Attributed to Dog Bite

Shirley Bird, 79-years old, was attacked and killed by her German shepherd. Victim: Shirley Bird Ida Grove, IA - Earlier this week, 79-year old Shirley Lou Bird of Ida Grove was found dead in her home. An autopsy was conducted by the State Medical Examiner on Tuesday in Ankeny. Bird’s body had several bite marks including a deep wound on her arm. Ida County Sheriff's officials believe the victim was bitten by her German shepherd several times and subsequently died from blood… [Read full blog post]