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 […]


David Glass, Sr. – 50-years old – Lamar, MS (9/21/14) DBRF #30

Father mauled to death by dogs POSTED 10:16 PM, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014, BY WAYNE CARTER BENTON COUNTY, Miss. —  From the smile on her face, you’d have a hard time understanding, but just listen to her talk, and you’ll understand the love Marietta Glass has for her father, David. “He always […]


Javon Dade, Jr. – 4-years old – Goulds, FL (8/13/14) DBRF #29

Boy Mauled To Death By Dog(s) In Goulds By Lauren Pastrana – CBS Miami – August 13, 2014 MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A child in Goulds was mauled to death by at least one dog Wednesday morning. Police have identified the boy as 4-year-old Javon Dade, Jr. Police were originally called to the […]


Deriah Solem – 22-months old – St. Charles County, MO (8/9/14) DBRF #28

Toddler brutally attacked by family dog; grandma loses fingertips during the ordeal POSTED 10:03 AM, AUGUST 8, 2014, BY CHRIS REGNIER AND PAUL SCHANKMAN, UPDATED AT 05:21PM, AUGUST 8, 2014 ST. CHARLES COUNTY (KTVI) – A 22-month-old girl is in critical condition after she was attacked by her family`s  dog. It […]


Joel Chirieleison – 6-years old – Fanning Springs, FL – (8/7/14) DBRF #27

2 dogs kill child, 6, in Fanning Springs, Levy officials say Ocala.com – Staff report – Published: Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 11:52 a.m FANNING SPRINGS — The 6-year-old boy had played many times with his family’s two pit bulls, authorities said, but on Thursday morning the two dogs turned on him […]


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 […]


Johnathan Quarles Jr. – 7-months old – Dayton, OH – (7/20/14) – DBRF #24

  On July 20th, 2014, Johnathan Quarles, Jr. and his family, from Indiana, were visiting their step-grandmother in Dayton Ohio. Johnathan was under the care of his step-grandmother, Kimiko Hardy, on the 2200 block of Riverside Drive around 12:24 p.m. when suddenly her pit bull attacked and killed him. According […]


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 […]