Little girl suffers permanent disfiguring pit bull injuries.
Ear Attachment Fails
UPDATE 04/13/11: WSBT reported yesterday that Sarah Bailey has permanently lost the ear that was bitten off by her grandfather's pit bull last month. "Doctors reattached the ear while giving Sarah blood thinners to keep it alive," explains the WSBT reporter. "But her ear recently died. The doctors were forced to remove it." The news group also reports that Sarah's mother is now facing evict… [Read full blog post]
Vanessa Husmann, 3-years old, was killed by her grandfather's two rottweilers.
Family Speaks Out
UPDATE 03/07/11: New information has been released about the attack that killed Vanessa, including the 911 call made by Blake Muller.1 The child's mother, Rhonda Marty, said the girl was "never left unattended with the dogs. Somehow they had gotten out on their own." She said that the dogs might have dug underneath the fence surrounding the kennel. But no one knows for sure. The… [Read full blog post]
Kaden Muckleroy, 2-years old, was mauled to death by his grandfather's pit bull.
UPDATE 11/11/10: TylerPaper.com reports painful news about Kaden Muckleroy's family, including that the boy's father was murdered last year. "Please Lord, we can't take no more. We just can't take it," Rosie Jordan, a cousin of Kaden, shouted out Wednesday night at the home on Rusk County Road 421 where the incident occurred. Family members said the child had been playing on a s… [Read full blog post]
Dog mauling victim, 2-year old Jacob Bisbee, seen in a family photograph.
One Year in County Jail
UPDATE 07/07/14: Nearly four years after the brutal pit bull mauling death of 2-year old Jacob Bisbee, the owner of the dogs, 56-year old Steven Hayashi of Concord, was sentenced to one year in county jail and three years formal probation. Hayashi was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in April and could have been sentenced to 10-years in state prison. On July 22, 2010 Jacob wa… [Read full blog post]