Apollo Duplantis, 1-year old, was killed by a family dog in the Gentilly Woods area.
Young Boy Killed
New Orleans, LA - A 13-month old boy is dead after being attacked by a family dog in the Gentilly Woods area Monday, New Orleans police said. The attack was reported at 6:46 pm at a residence in the 5500 block of Seminary Place. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment by private vehicle, where he later died. On Tuesday, the child was identified as Apollo Duplantis by t… [Read full blog post]
Police suspect a man was killed by a relative's dog after climbing through a window.
Man Found Dead
New Orleans, LA - A 66-year old man is dead after being attacked by a relative's dog. The man was attacked after he climbed through a window in a home in the 8700 block of South Clairborne Avenue on Sunday around 6:41 pm, according to the New Orleans Police Department. Relatives discovered the victim. He was pronounced dead on the scene by a coroner. According to police, the victim wa… [Read full blog post]
Dustin Vincent, 27-years old, died of his injuries after a violent pit bull attack on May 6.
Dustin Gained His Wings
UPDATE 05/11/21: According to a spokesperson for Dustin's family, he gained his wings at 3:20 pm today. Dustin Vincent, 27, was horribly mauled by a pack of pit bulls belonging to Brandi Cormier on May 6 while he visited her home. He suffered extreme injuries to his head and skull. He was airlifted to a Lafayette hospital in critical condition. Yesterday, the moth… [Read full blog post]
Barbara Cook, 72, died after being attacked by her daughter's two pit bulls near Mandeville.
The Dogs' Owners
UPDATE 06/28/20: On Friday, multiple news articles clarified that the two pit bulls belonged to one of the victim's daughters, Janell Callender. She and her husband Cody Callender also lived at Cook's home on Nancy Street. Cody has a long history with the law, starting over a decade ago. As recently as July 2019, he was charged with a parole violation, simple battery,… [Read full blog post]