2024 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Pastor Dies After Violent Dog Attack in East Indianapolis

Willie Mundine, a pastor at the Faith Tabernacle Apostolic Church, died after a violent dog attack. Another Victim Emerges UPDATE 02/03/24: While Indianapolis Animal Care Services continues to search for the second dog involved in the attack that killed Willie Mundine on January 30, a new victim has emerged who was attacked by two dogs "just yards away" from where Mundine was attacked one day earlier and remains hospitalized from his injuries. After seeing the picture of o… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Elderly Woman, 89, Killed by Family Pit Bull in Cass County, Indiana

Beverly Hayden, 89, was killed by a family pit bull in Cass County, Indiana. Sheriff's Press Release Cass County, IN - An 89-year old woman is dead after being mauled by her own pit bull, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were dispatched to the south 200 block of County Road 400 West at about 5:49 am for a report of a woman attacked by her own dog. Arriving responders found the woman in the living room of her residence. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Cass… [Read full blog post]

2023 Dog Bite Fatality: Marion County Deputy Killed by Violent Dog, Her Son Injured, While Dog Sitting the Animal

Tamieka White, 46, a Marion County sheriff's deputy, was killed while dog sitting for a friend. Deputy Killed by Dog Indianapolis, IN - A Marion County sheriff's deputy is dead and her son is hospitalized after being attacked while dog sitting the animal in their home. 46-year old Tamieka White was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday night. Indianapolis police officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Forsythia Drive at about 8:00 pm Tuesday on reports of an aggressive d… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Grandmother Bitten in the Throat, Killed by Family Pit Bull in Matthews, Indiana

Kathleen Bertram, 69, of Matthews, died after being bitten in throat by a family pit bull. Fatal Neck Bite Grant County, IN - The Grant County Corner's Office issued a statement Tuesday about a dog bite fatality. At about 2:12 pm Monday, Grant County Medics, Jefferson Township Fire Department, Grant County Sheriff's deputies and Matthews Town Marshal responded to 303 High Street for a dog bite. "Subject has been bitten in the throat by a dog. Bleeding excessively at this time… [Read full blog post]