A woman died Friday after being attacked by two pit bulls in McCurtain County, Oklahoma.
Woman Killed by Pit Bulls
McCurtain County, OK - On Friday evening, we learned on social media that a woman in her 70s was killed by a family pit bull near Broken Bow. Today, the McCurtain Gazette confirmed her death -- this newspaper does not have a website or a Facebook page. The unnamed victim suffered "extremely severe" facial lacerations, a "partially amputated left leg" and numerous b… [Read full blog post]
Donald Abner, 55, died after being mauled by a pit bull in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.
Probable Cause Hearing
UPDATE 01/22/20: Testimony from the probable cause hearing revealed details about the cause of death, but parts are still pending. Melissa Wolke is charged with murder in connection to the death of Donald Abner, 55, in an attack that also involved Wolke's pit bull. Officers shot and killed the dog at the scene. The initial cause of death is asphyxiation. The coroner… [Read full blog post]
Adrieanna O'Shea, 19-years old, died after five dogs attacked her in Knox County.
Victim Did Not Survive
Knox County, TN - Multiple family members confirm on social media that 19-year old Adrieanna O'Shea did not survive her injuries. On Friday, August 23, Adrieanna was viciously attacked by five dogs while visiting a property on Crescent Drive. The pack contained multiple mastiff-mixes, a rottweiler-mix and a pit bull. Adrieanna had been returning to the home after leav… [Read full blog post]
Robert "Joey" Quick died after saving his daughter from a dog attack in Iowa.
Mother Mourns Son
Fort Madison, IA - On June 1, the Lee County Sheriff's Office issued a news release stating that on May 31, the Fort Madison Police Department responded to a dog attack at 102 Avenue C. Upon arrival, they found a large dog attacking a man, lying on his back, in the front yard of the home. "The dog was very aggressive and did not release the man," states the release. "The officers on the scene… [Read full blog post]