2014 Dog Bite Related Fatalities


Juan Fernandez – 54-years old – Modesto, CA (10/14/14) DBRF #32

Modesto man, 54, dies after pit bull mauling Mother, son attacked by dogs identified KCRA.com – 1:55 PM PDT Oct 16, 2014 MODESTO, Calif. (KCRA) —A man who was mauled along with his 77-year-old mother by four pit bulls at a southwest Modesto home has died. Watch report: Modesto man dies after […]


Alice Payne – 75-years old – Cave City, AR (9/26/14) DBRF #31 1

Elderly woman attacked, killed by pit bull Posted: Sep 28, 2014 8:17 PM CDT – Updated: Sep 29, 2014 5:56 AM CDT – Posted by Region 8 Newsdesk CAVE CITY, AR (KAIT) – An elderly woman was attacked and killed by her own dog Friday afternoon in Cave City. Sharp County Dispatch […]


Cindy Whisman – 59-years old – Madison Township, OH – (8/4/14) DBRF #26

    8/4/14 Cindy Whisman, 59-years old, was attacked and killed by the family’s dog in Madison Township, Ohio today. Spokeswoman for the sheriff’s office, Sgt. Melissa Gerhardt, said a neighbor called 911 to report the attack just after 1 p.m. The attack happened in the 4700 block of Eck […]


Craig Sytsma – 46-years old – Metamora Township, MI – (7/23/14) DBRF #25

On July 23rd, 2014, about 5:30 pm, Craig Sytsma, a divorced father of three from Livonia was out for an evening jog. He was jogging on a rural road heading northbound near Brauer Road when he was suddenly attacked by two 3-year old cane corsos. Police initially responded to the […]


Logan Bryce Sheppard – 4-years-old – Riverview, FL – (7/19/14) DBRF #23

RIVERVIEW, FL (WFLA) -Shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday night, July 19th, 2014, four-year-old Logan Sheppard sat down to enjoy ice cream at his uncle and aunt’s house on Rhodine Road in Riverview. Moments later, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies found the toddler on the front lawn of the house with two pit bull […]