Emilio Rios Sr. was fatally attacked by two pit bulls in North Shore, California.
Attack Reignites Alarm
UPDATE 9/10/15: On Tuesday, Emilio Rios, 65, was savagely killed by two pit bulls in North Shore, an unincorporated community in Riverside County. The dogs also attacked a woman who came to his aid. John Welsh, a spokesman for county animal services, said, "Remember the old days when the pioneers came and had to worry about wolves? We are not in those days anymore. A person s… [Read full blog post]
Annabell Martin, 89-years old was killed by her grandson's three rottweilers.
Woman Found Dead
Corona, CA - An elderly woman was discovered dead in her garage after being mauled to death by her grandson's three rottweilers, according to officials. Police responded to a call about 4:40 pm Sunday, January 26, to a home in the 1500 block of Pera Street, according to Corona police Capt. Tom Weeks. They found Annabell Martin, 89-years old, dead after being attacked by the three do… [Read full blog post]
Elsie Grace standing next to one of her paintings.
UPDATE 02/25/13: Family members have created a memorial website for Elsie Grace who was found in a hotel room mauled to death by her son's two pit bulls on February 8. The website is devoted to the celebration of Elsie's life and her accomplishments as a teacher and watercolor painter. The website also hosts the Official Elsie Grace Scholarship for the Arts Fund. The starting goal is to raise $33,000 --… [Read full blog post]
53-years old, was savagely killed by her neighbor's two pit bull-mixes.
Criminal Charges Sought
UPDATE 11/17/10: Police said today that they are seeking charges against the owners of the two pit bull-mix dogs that killed a woman who had been in the midst of moving out after the dogs repeatedly broke through her fence. Police Sgt. Jaime Briones said investigators intend to present the case to the Riverside County district attorney's office seeking involuntary manslaughte… [Read full blog post]
Fiancée Contests Mauling
UPDATE 04/02/09: New information has been revealed about the death of Williams. On March 26th, it was reported that William's fiancée, Anna Tucker, is contesting how he died. Tucker says that authorities have it all wrong. She said it's likely that Williams was suffering from a heart condition and the dogs were only trying to help him. "I don't believe that my dogs did it," Tucker said. "I think they were trying to help him. They knew something was wr… [Read full blog post]
Deputies investigating the pit bull mauling death of Gerald Adelmund.
Victim Killed by Own Dogs
UPDATE 12/19/08: The Press-Enterprise reports the victim was the owner of the pit bulls. As expected, the larger male dog is now being described as a pit bull mastiff-mix and the smaller female dog as a pit bull. The dogs attacked him when he stepped outside of his home to smoke. Adelmund's family also authorized authorities to euthanize the female's nine puppies. Adelmund lived a… [Read full blog post]