Two adults were arrested after a child was killed by three pit bull-mixes in Apache County.
Child Killed by Dogs
Apache County, AZ - A 2-year old girl is dead and two adults have been charged after three dogs attacked the toddler. On June 21, at about 5:00 pm, the Apache County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) received a call for assistance for a child severely injured in a "domestic dog attack," according to an ACSO report. Deputies responded to a home at 40 County Road 3043, south of Conch… [Read full blog post]
Dezmond Trawick, 22-years old, was killed by his brother's four pit bulls while dog sitting.
Pit Bulls Kill Man
Brooklyn Center, MN - On Thursday afternoon, a 22-year old man was killed by a pack of four pit bulls he was dog sitting, according to the Brooklyn Center Police Department. The violent attack occurred in the 5700 block of North Halifax Avenue. Upon arrival officers found the victim "had most of his clothing ripped off and had extensive bites on a majority of his body."… [Read full blog post]
A 63-year old man was killed by three pit bulls in Escambia County, Florida.
Dog Owner Arrested
UPDATE 05/01/23: Earlier today, the Escambia County Sheriff's Office held a press conference announcing that Kathleen Taylor, 35, the owner of three pit bulls that killed a man in February, has been charged with negligent manslaughter, a second-degree felony in the state of Florida. Taylor faces up to 15 years in jail. The felony charge comes after a lengthy investigation showin… [Read full blog post]
Rebecca McCurdy, 28-years old, was attacked and killed by two pit bulls in Osage County.
Cause of Death
UPDATE 06/26/21: On Friday, investigator Rex Wikel released more information about the fatal pit bull mauling of 28-year old Rebecca McCurdy. She had been house sitting a home with multiple pit bulls when she was discovered dead by deputies. The state medical examiner also released a preliminary report confirming that she died as a result of a dog attack. There were no secu… [Read full blog post]