2012 Canine Related Fatality Report


2012 FATALITIES

 

Jace Valdez
16 months
Magnolia, TX
January 14, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by Grandparents

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3vmaX7yw7M

 

John Doe
6 years
Oak Grove, KY
January 30, 2012
German Shepherd
*owned by family friend

http://blog.dogsbite.org/2012/01/2012-dog-bite-fatality-visiting-child.html

 

Howard Nicholson Jr.

2 days
McKeesport, PA
February 16, 2012
Husky
*owned by family

http://www.examiner.com/article/husky-involved-newborn-s-death-gets-reprieve

 

Diane Jansen
59 years
Escondido, CA
March 4, 2012
Pit Bull
*Victim was a postal worker and was attacked on the job. Dog was owned by resident in the neighborhood

http://www.10news.com/news/postal-worker-who-died-after-dog-attack-id-d
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/animal-rights/pit-bull-attack-kills-san-diego-postal-carrier

 

Kyler Johnson
4 years
Victoria County, TX
March 25, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by neighbor

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/missing-texas-boy-found-mauled-death-neighbor-pit-bull-article-1.1051522
http://www.victoriaadvocate.com/news/2012/mar/26/sl_missing_child_found_032712_171585/?news

 

James Hurst
92 years
Mead, OK
April 9, 2012
2 Pit Bulls
*owned by neighbor

http://www.kxii.com/home/headlines/Elderly_man_killed_by_neighborhood_dogs__146762585.html

 

Aiden McGrew
2 months
Ridgeville, NC
April 20, 2012
Golden Retriever Mix
*owned by family

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/20/aiden-mcgrew-killed-dismembered-dog_n_1442092.html
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/months-infant-mauling-dog-attack-mcgrew-home-article-1.1237732

 

Jeremiah Eskew-Shahan
1 year
Henderson, NV
April 28, 2012
Mastiff/Rhodeesian Ridgeback mix
*owned by Grandmother

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/nevada-baby-mauled-death-pet-dog-birthday-celebration-article-1.1069796
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2144032/Judge-spares-dog-mauled-1-year-old-death-campaign-animal-rights-activists-save-him.html

 

Clifford Wright
74 years
Santa Fe, NM
May 2, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by victim

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clF0Q-Arj1E
http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/05/09/11619081-santa-fe-man-agrees-to-euthanize-pet-dog-after-it-mauls-his-father?lite

 

Jazilyn Mesa
15 months
Las Cruces, NM
May 8, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by victim’s father

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/animal-rights/toddler-jazilyn-mesa-killed-pit-bull-3-family-members-charged
http://www.kvia.com/news/Only-On-ABC-7-Family-Of-Baby-Killed-Speaks-From-The-Scene-Of-Pit-Bull-Attack/-/391068/15242478/-/4j4d5d/-/index.html

 

Maryann Hanula
73 years
Surprise, AZ
May 12, 2012
2 Pit Bulls
*owned by neighbor

http://www.kpho.com/story/18559870/woman-attacked-by-two-pit-bulls-dies
http://www.azfamily.com/news/Woman-attacked-by-pit-bulls-in-October-dies–151976955.html

 

Makayla Darnell
3 days
Monroe Township, OH
May 17, 2012
Pit Bull Mix
*owned by family

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/18/makayla-darnell-newborn-dog-attack-ohio_n_1528857.html
http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2012/05/18/Infant-dies-after-attack-from-family-dog.html

 

Eugene Cameron
65 years
Roxboro, NC
May 26, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by neighbor

http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/11375665/
http://www.topix.com/forum/city/massena-ny/T1UCGJII3P1UDIQJH

 

Ja’Marr Tiller
2 years
Mount Pleasant, SC
May 27, 2012
2 Labrador/Shepherd Mixes
*owned by Great Uncle

http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/TheBattery/archives/2012/06/06/police-2-year-old-jamarr-tiller-was-mauled-by-at-least-two-dogs
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2-year-old-s-boy-mauled-stray-dogs-slipping-home-unnoticed-article-1.1085952

 

Jack Redin
2 years
St. Marys, WV
June 13, 2012
2 Mix Breeds
*owned by neighbor’s brother

http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/544811/Dog-mauling-under-investigation.html?nav=5002
http://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/562087.html

 

Tyzhel Williams
8 months
Lemon Grove, CA
June 14, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by mother’s roommate

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2162123/Pictured-Eight-month-old-Tyzhel-McWilliams-family-dog-killed-swift-bite-head.html
http://btoellner.typepad.com/kcdogblog/2012/06/two-dog-attack-fatalities-from-last-week.html

 

Kevin Latz
50 years
Reno, NV
June 27, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by neighbor

http://doghatersunite.com/2013/01/12/charlie-the-death-row-pit-bull-given-a-death-row-pardon/
http://www.kolotv.com/home/headlines/Sheriffs_Office_Investigating_Suspicious_Death_Involving_Dog_160770705.html
https://www.facebook.com/ProtectChildrenFromPitBulls/posts/301111199992324

 

Ronnel Brown
40 yrs
Cincinnati, OH
July 11, 2012
Pit Bull Mix- possible Alapaha Blue Blood Bulldog
*owned by victim

http://www.fox19.com/story/18997840/man-dies-after-being-attacked-by-pit-bull-dog-in-avondale
http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/avondale/avondale-man-dies-after-attacked-by-dog
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYDGECblOr0

 

Rebecca Carey
23 years
Decatur, GA
August 12, 2012
2 Pit Bulls, 2 Presa Canarios, 1 Boxer mix
*owned by victim

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/animal-rights/dog-rescuer-rebecca-carey-killed-georgia-home-dogs-she-saved
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/17/georgia-student-rebecca-c_n_1798037.html
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/georgia-woman-killed-dogs-rescued-street-article-1.1138784

 

Charles Hagerman
44 years
Chicago, IL
August 16, 2012
2 Pit Bulls
*owned by victim

http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?id=8776666
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2189337/Charles-Hagerman-44-pet-pitbull-gnawing-neck-Chicago.html

 

Dawn Jurgens
76 years
Trotwood, OH
September 1, 2012
2 Cane Corsos
*owned by victim

http://www.whio.com//news/news/trotwood-woman-76-killed-by-pet-dogs/nR34M/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOR3-UmoUZk

 

Bryton Cason
4 years
Donalsonville, GA
September 5, 2012
Unknown Breed-dog suspected to be “reddish brown” bulldog
*unknown owner- possible owner moved away and left dog

http://www.walb.com/story/19470723/update-ga-4-year-old-killed-in-dog-attack
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2012/09/2012-dog-bite-fatality-missing-georgia-boy-killed-by-dog.html

 

Deborah Roberts
45 years
Jefferson County, AR
September 7, 2012
2 Pit Bulls
*owned by victim

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/animal-rights/pit-bull-owner-debra-renee-roberts-violently-killed-her-2-dogs
http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1985-05-15/features/8501300623_1_pit-bull-terrier-pit-bulls-napoleon
http://www.fox16.com/mostpopular/story/911-call-released-from-deadly-pit-bull-attack/d/story/mpsvwq7TmEWTmefTAKQFng

 

James Hudson
10 months
Hertford, NC
September 11, 2012
Pit Bull mix
*owned by Grandparents

http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/animal-rights/3rd-north-carolina-pit-bull-attack-sept-leaves-10-month-old-james-hudson
http://hamptonroads.com/2012/09/dog-killed-nc-boy-euthanized-charges-possible

 

William Donald Thomas
83 years
Leeds, AL
September 20, 2012
2 Rottweilers
*owned by neighbor

http://www.myfoxal.com/story/19600069/one-dead-after-being-attacked-by-dogs-in-leeds
http://doghatersunite.com/2012/09/21/police-find-elderly-man-ripped-apart-by-2-rottweilers/

 

Rayden Bruce
3 months
Burleson, TX
September 24, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by victim’s father

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/pitbull-fatally-mauls-3-month-old-baby-texas-article-1.1168494
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2208464/Newborn-mauled-death-family-pit-bull-police-Texas-home-911-domestic-disturbance.html

 

Nellie Davis
61 years
Oklahoma City, OK
September 26, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by Granddaughter

http://newsone.com/2049187/nellie-davis-oklahoma-city-family-pitbull-mauls-grandmother/
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/society/animal-rights/pit-bull-kills-nellie-davis-after-heart-transplant-ok-legislator-wants-tough
http://findmyaccident.com/oklahoma/2012/10/02/nellie-davis-killed-in-oklahoma-city-pit-bull-attack-on-pennsylvania-avenue/

 

Mary Jo Hunt
53 years
Pembroke, NC
October 2, 2012
7 Pit bulls
*owned by victim

http://www.carolinalive.com/news/story.aspx?id=808401#.Us7869JdXbw
http://www.opposingviews.com/i/topanimalrights/7-pit-bulls-savagely-kill-dog-rescuer-mary-jo-hunt-home

 

 

Tarilyn Bowles
3 weeks
Detroit, MI
October 4, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by family friend

http://newsone.com/2055960/baby-mauled-to-death-by-pit-bull-update-tarilyn-luciana-bowles-marciella-ramirez/
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=853_1349675364&comments=1

 

Robert Rochester Jr.
55 years
New Castle, DE
October 18, 2012
German Shepherd
*victim was a postal worker delivering mail at the time of attack. Dog was roaming neighborhood.

http://www.myfoxphilly.com/story/19857677/posta
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/local&id=8851780

 

Dixie Jennings
3 months
Yadkinville, NC
November 9, 2012
Rottweiler
*owned by Grandmother

http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_a7071e96-2dd6-11e2-b9bf-001a4bcf6878.html
http://findmyaccident.com/north-carolina/2012/11/15/dixie-jennings-3-months-dies-after-dog-attack-in-yadkinville/

 

Remedios Romero-Solares
30 years
Fallbrook, CA
November 11, 2012
5 American Bulldog mixes
*owned by property owner who hired her to house clean.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2234671/Remedios-Romero-Solares-House-cleaner-mauled-death-pack-bulldogs-home-sent-clean.html
http://liveghana.tv/trending/remedios-romero-solares-house-cleaner-mauled-to-death-by-pack-of-bulldogs-at-home-sent-to-clean.html
http://theseegmillerlawfirm.com/blog/personal-injury/remedios-romero-solares-wrongful-death/

 

Dawn Brown
44 years
Big Rock, IL
November 12, 2012
Bullmastiff
*owned by victim

http://www.arlingtoncardinal.com/2012/11/fatal-mastiff-attack-of-firefighterparamedic-dawn-brown-brings-discussion-of-breed-safety-temperament-and-dog-bite-force/
http://pitbullattacksinillinois.blogspot.com/2012/11/nov-11-2012-kane-county-health-dept.html

 

Esteban Alavez
34 years
Fresno County, CA
December 11, 2012
4 Pit Bulls
*owned by resident in his neighborhood

http://blog.dogsbite.org/2012/12/2012-dog-bite-fatality-fresno-man-killed-by-pit-bulls.html
http://www.hanfordsentinel.com/selma_enterprise/news/man-found-mauled-to-death-by-dogs-near-selma-identified/article_f2c76730-495d-11e2-9bb8-001a4bcf887a.html

 

Savannah Edwards
2 years
Shawnee County, KS
December 13, 2012
Pit Bull
*owned by family member.

http://cjonline.com/news/2012-12-14/da-decide-fate-dog-involved-toddlers-death
http://www.telegram.com/article/20131207/NEWS/312089945/0

 

Tomas Henio
8 years
Pinehill, NM
December 26, 2012
9 Mix Breeds
*owned by parents and Great Uncle

http://www.cibolabeacon.com/news/child-dies-from-wild-dogs-attack/article_4fad7c6e-53c2-11e2-8aaf-0019bb2963f4.html
http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_22286978/nm-mother-found-son-after-fatal-dog-attack
http://blog.dogsbite.org/2012/12/2012-dog-bite-fatality-pack-of-dogs.html

 

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