Fatal Pit Bull Mauling of 34-Year Old Man Suspected in Chesterfield County, South Carolina

Scottie Brigman, 34, was found dead covered in bite marks with four pit bulls nearby. Man Found Dead Chesterfield County, SC - Earlier today, the Chesterfield County Sheriff's Office reported that on May 14, deputies responded to a dirt road off of Bailey Saw Mill Road in the Ruby area of the county, due to a man lying in the road. As deputies were traveling down the road, they observed several dogs in the area. "When deputies arrived on the scene, they found a deceased, white male… [Read full blog post]

2022 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman, 45, Mauled to Death by Own Dog in Newberry, South Carolina

Erin Beach, 45, died after being attacked by her own dog at a home on Apple Orchard Lane. Woman Killed by Dog Newberry, SC - A 45-year old woman is dead after being attacked by her own dog, according to the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office. EMS and sheriff's deputies responded to call on Apple Orchard Lane at about 12:53 pm on April 21. Both agencies said the dog showed "very aggressive behavior" toward them -- the dog was dispatched at the scene. Newberry County Coroner Laura Knee… [Read full blog post]

Man Charged After Vicious Dog Attack Left Woman with Life-Altering, Catastrophic Injuries in Abbeville County

Kyleen Waltman, 38, was viciously attacked by three dogs in Abbeville County. Dog Owner Arrested Abbeville County, SC - On March 22, we were alerted to the GoFundMe for Kyleen Waltman. She suffered catastrophic injuries by three dogs on March 21. Doctors had to amputate both of her arms up to the shoulder. "She had to have her colon removed and now her esophagus may have to be removed" as well, states the fundraiser. News reports quickly emerged. Her sister, Amy Wynne, who creat… [Read full blog post]

2021 Dog Bite Fatality: Woman Visiting from Alaska, Killed by Dog Pack Inside Sumter County, South Carolina Home

A woman visiting from Alaska was killed by a dog pack inside a South Carolina Home. Woman Killed by Dog Pack Sumter County, SC - A woman was discovered dead Thursday inside a home on South Lake Cherryvale Drive. The Sumter County Sheriff's Office believes she died of a dog attack. Lori Martin, 60, was visiting from Alaska when a family member found her dead just before noon. While Martin was in the home, a family dog pack -- including three boxers and one pit bull -- began fighting. M… [Read full blog post]