A woman died Friday after being attacked by two pit bulls in McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
Woman Killed by Pit Bulls
McCurtain County, OK - On Friday evening, we learned on social media that a woman in her 70s was killed by a family pit bull near Broken Bow. Today, the McCurtain Gazette confirmed her death -- this newspaper does not have a website or a Facebook page. The unnamed victim suffered "extremely severe" facial lacerations, a "partially amputated left leg" and numerous b… [Read full blog post]
Cledith Davenport, 79, died after being attacked by a pack of dogs in Broken Bow.
Man Killed by Dogs
Broken Bow, OK - On Tuesday, the McCurtain Daily Gazette reported that a 79-year old man and his dog were killed by a pack of dogs over the weekend. The newspaper is not online, but we were able to obtain some screenshots. McCurtain County deputies were called to the scene at 12:52 pm after a postal carrier found Cledith Davenport lying halfway in a ditch in the 700 block of Canoe Road.… [Read full blog post]
Victor Garces, 12, was mauled to death by dogs on Friday in Hollis, Oklahoma.
Dog Owners Arrested
UPDATE 12/18/19: On Wednesday, it was announced that two men were arrested in connection to the dog mauling death of a 12-year old boy. 53-year-old Jacob Benavidez and 44-year-old Ruben Benavidez, who are brothers, were arrested on charges of manslaughter in the second-degree and cruelty to animals. Victor Garces was killed by two dogs belonging to the brothers on Friday while… [Read full blog post]
Alan Bruce, 56-years old, died after a vicious dog attack in Bennington, Oklahoma.
Man Dies of Injuries
Bennington, OK - A man has died after enduring a vicious dog attack over the weekend. Three dogs savagely mauled Alan Bruce, 56, Saturday.1 He was transported to a hospital in Durant then airlifted to a hospital in Plano, Texas. In Saturday's version of this news article, Bennington Police Chief James Heil said that no criminal charges would be brought even though these sam… [Read full blog post]