Police Charge Boy's Parents with Felony Injury to a Child
Jacob Brooks, 4-years old, was killed by a pack of family dogs in his backyard.
UPDATE 09/30/17: The parents of a little boy mauled to death by dogs have been arrested. On July 27, 4-year old Jacob Brooks was killed by a pack of family dogs running loose in a backyard after his mother left him unattended in an enclosed trampoline. By the time first responders arrived, Jacob was already dead. A neighbor who wi… [Read full blog post]
Tanner Smith was attacked and killed by two pit bulls while visiting a home near Vidor.
Family Shares More Details
UPDATE 10/29/15: Funeral services were held for Tanner Jacob Smith on Saturday. Many photographs and comments have been left on his Celebration Wall. Tanner's obituary states that he had only been living in Texas for 9-months. Tanner was a native of Little Rock, Arkansas and was raised in Lincoln, Arkansas before moving to Vidor. The Orange County Sheriff's Off… [Read full blog post]
David Peppers, Cheyenne's father, talks about the unbearable loss of this daughter.
Father Wants New Laws
UPDATE 01/15/09: David Peppers, Cheyenne's father, told WALB that he does not want anyone else to go through what he's gone through. He hopes to prevent the immense pain he has suffered since his daughter's death. He says big changes need to come to Thomas County. He wants laws in place for people who own dangerous dogs like pit bulls and consequences for owners of dogs tha… [Read full blog post]