An elderly woman was found dead after being mauled by a family pit bull in Las Vegas.
Rescue Pit Bull
UPDATE 08/10/22: Family members said "Buck," a rescue pit bull of five or six years, "would never intentionally hurt her," referring to 89-year old Joan Caffiel.1 On Tuesday morning, Buck suddenly attacked and killed Caffiel. "I don't know what happened, but that is totally not like Buck at all," the victim's grandson, Peyton Faircloth, told reporters. Faircloth said his gra… [Read full blog post]
A 34-year man was killed by pit bulls on the Far South Side of Chicago before the New Year.
Pit Bulls Kill Man
Chicago, IL - A 34-year old man was discovered dead with dog bites in a home in the 300 block of West 108th Place in the Roseland neighborhood around 11:30 pm Thursday. The man, who remains unidentified, was found in a living room with "visible dog bites" on his body, according to police. An autopsy Saturday determined the man died of multiple injuries from a dog mauling, acco… [Read full blog post]
Victim Called Pit Bull a "Cane Corso" and "Bandog" on Social Media
Images from the victim's social media pages also identified this dog a "red nose" pit bull.
Dog Mauling Suspected
Houston, TX - A 48-year old woman was discovered dead in the yard of her home at 12410 Rockampton Drive last Friday at 10:50 am. The victim was identified by Houston Police as Tiffany L. Frangione. Homicide detectives W. Huff, J. Nguyen and J. Wallschlaeger reported that patrol officers responded to… [Read full blog post]
Donald Ryan, 62-years old, was killed by his own pit bull in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Pit Bull Kills Owner
Jeffersonville, IN - A man is dead after being attacked by a pit bull, Jeffersonville police say. Officers were dispatched to 821 West Larkspur Drive just after midnight on July 1 for reports of a canine attacking a man. The first responding officer arrived on scene to a man "actively being attacked by a large pit bull," states a news release issued by the Jeffersonville Po… [Read full blog post]