2010 Dog Bite Fatality: Pit Bulls Kill Man, Injure Four Others in Memphis

From left: Widow Bessie Parker and the victim's daughter Gardenia Parker. From left: Gardenia, the Tree of Hope memorial and victim William Parker. Tree of Hope Corridor UPDATE 07/25/10: On Saturday, family and friends held a vigil for 71-year old William Parker who died Tuesday after being mauled by two pit bulls. Neighbors lit candles, hung teddy bears and Tree of Hope signs on a tree near the scene of the mauling. Gardenia said the half-block walk to the vigil was the most di… [Read full blog post]