2009 Canine Related Fatality Report


2009 FATALITIES

 

Cheyenne Peppers
5 years
Thomasville, GA
January 6, 2009
3 Pit Bulls
*owned by parents

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ow1Wqp_oJ1g
http://www.walb.com/story/9669051/sheriff-wants-pit-bulls-out-of-thomas-county
http://www.walb.com/story/9682861/father-of-child-killed-by-pit-bulls-talks

 

Alex Angulo
4 years
Chicago, IL
January 11, 2009
Rottweiler
*owned by foster parents

http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?id=6598175
http://newsgroups.derkeiler.com/Archive/Alt/alt.true-crime/2009-01/msg00648.html

 

Brooklynn Grace Milburn
3 years
Fort Worth, TX
January 15, 2009
Rottweiler
*owned by neighbor

http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/3-Year-Old-Fort-Worth-Girl-Who-Was-Mauled-Dies.html
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/01/2009-fatality-brooklynn-grace-milburn.html
http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/64499732.html

 

Brianna Shanor
8 years
Hanover Township, PA
January 19, 2009
Rottweiler Mix
*owned by guardian parents

http://www.wpxi.com/news/news/no-charges-in-8-year-olds-dog-mauling-death/nGY6Y/
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/01/2009-fatality-8-year-old-killed-by-dog.html
http://newsgroups.derkeiler.com/Archive/Alt/alt.true-crime/2009-01/msg01139.html

 

Olivia Rozek
3 weeks
Bourbonnais, IL
January 19, 2009
Husky
*owned by family

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbtcbkW4JYk
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/01/2009-fatality-siberian-husky-kills-3.html

 

Jane Doe
2 weeks
Mesa, AZ
March 4, 2009
Chow Mix
*owned by parents

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2009/03/06/20090306childdeath0306.html
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/03/2009-fatality-police-officer-couples.html

 

Hill Andrew Williams
38 years
Rancho Mirage, CA
March 16, 2009
2 Italian Mastiffs
*owned by fiancée
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/weird/Huge-Dogs-Kill-Master.html
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/03/possible-fatal-dog-attack-in-riverside.html

 

Dustin Elijah Faulkner
3 years
Jesup, GA
March 22, 2009
Husky
*owned by neighbor

http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/03/2009-fatality-3-year-old-boy-killed-by.html
http://dogbitelaw.com/dangerous-vicious-dogs/canine-homicides-july-2006-to-present.html

 

Tyson Miller
2 years
Luling, TX
March 26, 2009
Pit Bull
*owned by friend

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2218511/posts
http://www.news-journal.com/news/local/article_2a76468e-d3fb-5455-87a0-da6f017a4664.html

 

Izaiah Gregory Cox
7 months
San Antonio, TX
March 31, 2009
2 Pit Bulls
*owned by great grandmother

http://blogs.bet.com/news/news-you-should-know/tag/izaiah-gregory-cox/
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/03/2009-fatality-boy-killed-by-pit-bulls.html
http://bcay.wordpress.com/2009/04/01/baby-attacked-killed-by-two-pit-bulls-in-san-antonio-texas/

 

Michael Blaise Landry
4 years
Morganza, LA
April 10, 2009
3 Boxer s
*owned by neighbor

http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/04/2009-fatality-michael-blaise-landry-4.html
http://www.wbrz.com/news/new-law-claims-to-prevent-loose-dogs-in-pointe-coupee-parish/

 

Gordon Lykins
48 years
Winterhaven, CA
April 10, 2009
11 Unknown Breeds
*owner unknown

http://blawgsearch.justia.com/search?query=Yuma+Regional+Medical+Center
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/04/2009-fatality-winterhaven-man-killed-by.html

 

David B. Whitenack Jr.
41 years
Dwight Township, MI
April 13, 2009
3 Blue Heeler/Australian Shepherd Mixes
*owned by friend

http://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw/index.ssf/2009/04/vicious_dogs_might_have_killed.html
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/04/2009-fatality-huron-county-man-41.html
http://www.michigansthumb.com/articles/2009/04/15/news/local_news/doc49e5f78d060a0202695329.txt

 

Leonard Lovejoy Jr.
11 months
Eastpointe, MI
April 22, 2009
Pit Bull
*owned by family

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpVajfECbIc
http://www.freep.com/article/20090425/NEWS04/904250364
http://www.freep.com/article/20090423/NEWS04/90423045/1118/RSS

 

Barbara Chambers
59 years
Garland, TX
May 11, 2009
Great Dane
*owned by victim

http://www.tributes.com/obituary/print/85903261

  • “Show Dog Mauls Owner in Yard,” MyFoxDFW.com, April 14, 2009 (www.myfoxdfw.com)
  • Ashleigh Reuter, “Woman critically injured in Great Dane attack,” The Dallas Morning News, April 15, 2009 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Stacy Morrow, “Great Dane Attacks Owner,” NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, April 16, 2009 (www.ncbdfw.com)
  • “Barbara L. Chambers Obituary,” The Dallas Morning News, May 14, 2009 (www.legacy.com)

 

Justin Clinton
10 years
Leverett’s Chapel, TX
June 15, 2009
2 Pit Bull Mixes
*owned by friend

http://www.kltv.com/story/13857824/mother-on-pit-bull-attack-i-forgive-them-but-i-cant-forget
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltpt_o07qWo
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/24/pit-bull-ban-texas_n_813067.html

 

Gabrial Mandrell-Sauerhage
3 years
Johnson City, IL
June 27, 2009
2 Pit Bull Mixes, 1 Collie-Mix
*owned by family

http://archive.ksdk.com/news/world/story.aspx?storyid=179116
http://thesouthern.com/news/breaking/officials-continue-to-investigate-fatal-dog-attack-in-johnston-city/article_06d40160-78c0-5abb-9213-37f135d608a4.html

 

Kathleen Jeanette Doyle
90 years
Phoenix, AZ
July 26, 2009
American Bulldog
*owned by neighbor

http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/08/90-year-old-phoenix-woman-dies-after.html

 

Carter Patrick Ridge Delaney
20 years
Leesburg, VA
August 10, 2009
2 Pit Bulls
*owned by brother

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBygi6-DjVs
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Dogs-Kill-20-Year-Old-in-Virginia-52904747.html

 

Sherry Schweder
65 years
Oglethorpe County, GA
August 14, 2009
16 Mongrels
*owner unknown

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/animal-loving-elderly-georgia-couple-sherry-lothar-schweder-mauled-death-pack-wild-dogs-article-1.396776
http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/killer-dogs-mystify-lexington/nQLh8/

 

Lothar Schweder
77 years
Oglethorpe County, GA
August 14, 2009
16 Mongrels
*owner unknown

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local/killer-dogs-mystify-lexington/nQLh8/
http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/nation/2009-08-17-dogattack-couple-georgia_N.htm

 

John Doe
3 days
Rio, WV
August 15, 2009
Pit Bull
*owned by family

http://www.times-news.com/archive/x1896353361
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/08/2009-fatality-infant-killed-by-pet-pit.html

 

Jasmine Deane
23 months
Orange County, VA
September 27, 2009
Pit Bull
*owned by family

http://www.dailyprogress.com/news/sheriff-identifies-toddler-killed-by-pit-bull/article_013c17f0-2fdb-5601-8bdc-3b5a07645262.html?mode=jqm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TVdARrEG7s

 

Colten Smith
19 months
Delhi, CA
October 23, 2009
Pit Bull-Mix
*owned by future in-laws

http://www.mercedsunstar.com/2009/10/26/1134049/toddler-fatally-mauled-by-pit.html
http://abclocal.go.com/kfsn/story?section=news/local&id=7795388

 

Matthew Clayton Hurt
2 years
Prescott, AR
October 28, 2009
Pit Bull
*owned by neighbor

http://www.ksla.com/Global/story.asp?s=11403518&clienttype=printable
http://www.ksla.com/Global/story.asp?S=11403518

 

Destiny Marie Knox
16 months
Old  Union County, MS
November 5, 2009
Pit bull
*owned by babysitter’s boyfriend

http://djournal.com/news/pit-bulls-young-victim-identified/
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/11/2009-fatality-16-month-old-killed-by.html

 

Karen Gillespie
53 years
White Mills, KY
November 24, 2009
Boxer-Mix
*owned by neighbor

http://www.wave3.com/story/11617173/husband-speaks-out-about-wifes-dog-mauling-death
http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20091126/NEWS01/911260357/Coroner+blames+dog+attack+for+death+of+Hardin+County+woman?nclick_check=1

 

Rosie Humphreys
85 years
Flora, IL
November 30, 2009
Pit bull
*owned by neighbor

http://www.disclosurenewsonline.com/2009/11/30/flora-woman-killed-in-pit-bull-attack/
http://www.ksdk.com/video/54342155001/0/Owner-of-dog-who-killed-elderly-woman-will-not-face-charges
http://lawdailyrecord.com/Main.asp?SectionID=14&SubSectionID=16&ArticleID=6493

 

Lowell Edison Bowden
70 years
Lindside, WV
December 4, 2009
4 Pit Bulls
*owned by neighbor

http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/12/2009-fatality-70-year-old-dies-after.html

 

Theresa Ann Ellerman
49 years
Norfolk, VA
December 12, 2009
Alaskan Malamute
*owned by friend

http://hamptonroads.com/2009/12/woman-who-died-after-dog-bite-norfolk-identified
http://www.wavy.com/news/local/wavy-norfolk-undetermined-death-investigation-20091212

 

Dallas Lee Walters
20 months
Old New Port Richey, FL
December 12, 2009
Rottweiler-mix
*owned by great aunt

http://tbo.com/pasco-county/dog-that-mauled-toddler-euthanized-in-pasco-county-65554
http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/pit-bull-mix-blamed-for-death-of-7-day-old-new-port-richey-infant/1087370
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/12/2009-fatality-aunts-rottwieler-kills-20.html

 

Liam Peck
2 years
Cape Coral, FL
December 22, 2009
Weimaraner
*owned by parents

http://blog.dogsbite.org/2009/12/2009-fatality-2-year-old-killed-by.html
https://www.google.com/search?q=liam+peck+dog+death&es_sm=93&espv=210&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=-3nQUuzXHoHg2QWT64GwDg&ved=0CGIQsAQ&biw=647&bih=651
http://www.wtsp.com/news/state/story.aspx?storyid=120871

 

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