Both Dog Owners Face Involuntary Manslaughter Charges
Stanley Hartt, 64, was killed by a pack of dogs while walking in Tucumcari, New Mexico
Owner Speaks Out
UPDATE 02/15/23: A dog owner charged with two felony offenses after his dogs escaped their property and killed a man claims his mother is to blame. 64-year old Stanley Hartt was discovered dead on February 1 after being mauled by a pack of dogs belonging to Kristopher Morris and his mother, Mary Montoya. Both were charge… [Read full blog post]
Two German shepherds that escaped a fenced enclosure and attacked the victim.
Owner Talks to Media
Fairacres, NM - Back in January, we were alerted to a local resident's public Facebook posts. "Our neighbor was attacked by two dogs last night in his own yard," Stoney wrote. "The neighbor's dogs jumped his fence." Another neighbor heard the attack and pulled the dogs off of him. "They were eating him! He actually lost pieces of his body. They took chunks out of him. He died twice b… [Read full blog post]
Three Family Members Charged with Felony Offenses
Avery Jackson-Dunphy, 6, was killed by dogs being fostered by his grandparents.
Family Members Charged
UPDATE 08/01/22: Three family members have been charged in connection to the death of 6-year old Avery Jackson-Dunphy last November. His mother, Danika Jackson, 33, is charged with reckless child abuse resulting in death. His grandfather, Kevin Owens, 61, is charged with two felony counts, reckless child abuse resul… [Read full blog post]
Dominic Ribera was charged with tampering with evidence after his dogs killed a man.
New Details Released
UPDATE 06/03/21: Additional details have been released about the May 24 mauling death of a man in Veguita. Dominic Ribera was arrested and charged with multiple felonies after the vicious attack. El Defensor Chieftain reports that four adult dogs were involved in the attack, including one shot by deputies when they arrived at the scene. Six puppies were also seized fro… [Read full blog post]