U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier Murdered After Dispute Escalates Over Vicious Dog and Stimulus Check Delivery

Shooter's Mail Had Been Suspended Due to Vicious Dog Angela Summers was murdered after a dispute involving a vicious dog escalated. Criminal Complaint Indianapolis, IN - On April 27, 2020, a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) carrier was shot and killed while delivering mail in the 400 block of North Denny Street. Angela Summers, 45-years old, was taken to Eskenazi Hospital, where she died. Summers was shot outside a home where she had complained about a vicious dog. Mail service at… [Read full blog post]

2019 Dog Bite Fatality: 9-Year Old Girl Mauled to Death by Three Pit Bulls on Detroit's West Side

Dog Owner Charged with Second-Degree Murder & Manslaughter Emma Hernandez, 9-years old, was killed by three pit bulls in southwest Detroit. Dog Owner Charged UPDATE 08/22/19: The owner of three pit bulls that brutally killed a 9-year old girl in southwest Detroit Monday has been charged with murder, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office said. Pierre Cleveland, 33, has been charged with second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter and possessing dangerous anim… [Read full blog post]

Criminal Trial: Detroit Pit Bull Owner Convicted on Two Counts of Manslaughter After His Dogs Brutally Killed a Young Boy

The Criminal Trial of Geneke Antonio Lyons Xavier Strickland, 4-years old, was savagely killed by pit bulls in Detroit on December 2, 2015. Light Sentence UPDATE 06/30/16: Judge James Callahan sentenced Geneke Antonio Lyons, 42, to 5-years probation with a year in "work release" jail after his pit bulls eviscerated a little boy. The sentence was below the guidelines of 19 to 38 months. Prosecutors had originally charged Lyons with second-degree murder, but Callahan thre… [Read full blog post]

2016 Dog Bite Fatality: Visiting Child Killed by Babysitters' Pit Bull-Mix in Grayson County, Virginia

Both Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter and Other Felonies Authorities charged John Underwood II and Terra Connell with second-degree murder. Prison Sentences UPDATE 02/02/18: A Grayson County Circuit Court has sentenced both babysitters in connection to the dog mauling death of a 15-month old baby who was under their care at the time. The two defendants held separate trials. In May 2017, John Terry Underwood II, 52, was sentenced to 25 years in prison (with 18 years s… [Read full blog post]