Diane Knepper, 70, was killed by her pit bull-mix in the backyard of her home on Grantley Road.
Toledo Woman Killed by Dog
Toledo, OH - A 70-year old woman is dead after being mauled by a pit bull-mix. The attack occurred in the backyard of her home in the 4200 block of Grantley Road. Workers from a lawn care company found her body. Toledo police and fire crews responded to the scene just before noon. Police said the victim had "significant injuries possibly caused by her dog." Fire a… [Read full blog post]
On Monday evening, a woman was mutilated and killed by a family pit bull in Toledo, Ohio.
Pit Bull Kills Woman
Toledo, OH - On Monday, a woman died after being attacked by a family pit bull. The attack occurred at a home in the 800 block of Wright Avenue, just before 6:00 pm. Toledo police and fire crews found 58-year old Bonnie Varnes severely mutilated and unconscious in the backyard of her home. Varnes was transported to the University of Toledo Medical Center, where she later di… [Read full blog post]
After a domestic altercation "agitated" two pit bulls in Akron, one pit bull killed a baby.
UPDATE 10/08/21: Some important clarifications have been made in this "messed up" dog bite fatality. On October 3, one or both family pit bulls residing at 371 Westmoreland killed a child that was under the care of her 20-year old uncle. Just before the attack, her uncle had gotten into a fight with a female, also aged 20, on the enclosed front porch of the home. Police beli… [Read full blog post]
Javon Stokes, 26-years old, was fatally bitten in the neck while suffering a grand mal seizure.
Pit Bull Kills Man
Toledo, OH – On the heels of 31-year old Emily Kahl being killed by a pet pit bull in Toledo in July, a 26-year old man suffered the same fate Thursday. Javon Stokes was killed by a pit bull while suffering a grand mal seizure, according to the coroner -- a rare coroner ruling. Typically pit bull owners, as in the case of Emily Kahl last month, do not witness the event, but s… [Read full blog post]