Yearly Archives: 2016


Adonis Reddick (45) – St. Louis County, MO – Killed By His Own Pit Bull (5/9/16)

Advocate for people with disabilities killed by dog in his St. Louis County home, police say By Joel Currier St. Louis Post-Dispatch – May 11, 2016 ST. LOUIS COUNTY • A man who advocated for others in the region who have disabilities was attacked and killed by one of his own pit […]


Manuel Mejia (49) – Homestead, FL – Killed By 1 Pit Bull Type & 9 Belgian Malinois-Bulldog Mixes While Farming (4/24/16)

Man fatally mauled by pack of dogs outside southwest Miami-Dade home Authorities investigating man’s death By Glenna Milberg – Reporter – Posted: 9:37 PM, May 12, 2016 HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Miami-Dade police homicide detectives and Miami-Dade Animal Control officers are investigating the death of a Homestead man who was fatally mauled […]


Sebastian Caban (3 days) – San Diego, CA – Killed By The Family Pit Bull-Mix While Lying In Bed With His Parents (4/21/16)

Rescue Dog in Baby’s Death Euthanized at Owner’s Decision: Dept. Animal Services The newborn, Sebastian Caban, was with his parents and the family dog in a bed on April 21 when the mother suddenly coughed, according to an autopsy report. By R. Stickney – Published at 12:15 PM PDT on Apr 27, […]


Valente Lopez Aguirre (58) – Fresno County, CA – Killed By Pack Of Dogs (4/14/16)

Identification Made on Man Found Dead in a Canal Media Relations – Fresno County Sheriff’s Office 4/15/16 – The Coroner’s Office has released the name of the victim in this case.  He is Valente Lopez Aguirre, 58, of Kerman. 4/14/16 – Just before 3:00 pm on Thursday, the Fresno County Sheriff’s […]


Sonda Dyan Tyson (66) – Leesburg, FL – Killed By Her Own Pit Bull-Bullmastiff mix (3/31/16) 2

Leesburg police identify woman mauled to death by her dog Ryan Gillespie – Contact Reporter – Orlando Sentinel – (4/1/16) Leesburg police today identified the woman they believed was mauled by her own dog Thursday night as Sonda Tyson, a 66-year-old grandmother. Tyson was found by her granddaughter and daughter-in-law lying in a pool […]


Bessie Flowers (86) – Charlotte, NC – Killed By Her Daughter’s 2 Pit Bulls While Visiting (3/28/16)

Relatives mourn 86-year-old woman killed by family pit bulls by: Alexa Ashwell, Paul Boyd Updated: Mar 30, 2016 – 8:50 AM CHARLOTTE, N.C. – An 86-year-old woman died after a dog attack in a south Charlotte home Monday afternoon, according to police. The call came in around 12:56 p.m. on […]


Gladys Alexander (92) – Olympia, WA – Killed By Her Neighbor’s 4 Pit Bull-Mixes While Delivering Newspaper (3/8/16) 1

Washington state woman, 92, killed in mauling by four dogs at neighbor’s home BY TOBIAS SALINGER – NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 8:14 PM A 92-year-old woman attacked by four dogs in her neighbor’s home near Olympia, Wash., died Tuesday, police said. Gladys Alexander was mauled by four […]


Suzanne Story (36) – Hertford, NC – Killed By A Pit Bull-Mix She Adopted 2 Weeks Earlier (2/10/16) 1

Mother of two killed by her dog in Perquimans County Brian Farrell and Staff, 13News Now 9:57 p.m. EST February 11, 2016 PERQUIMANS COUNTY, N.C. (WVEC) — A mother of two in Snug Harbor died Wednesday after her dog mauled her inside her home. Perquimans County Sheriff Eric Tilley said the attack happened around […]


Aiden Grim-Morelli (3 days) – Youngstown, OH – Killed By Family “Mix-breed Shepherd” When Left In A Laundry Basket (2/8/16) 2

Dog may have bit, killed baby in Youngstown The baby’s mother, 21-year-old Kristy Grim, told police that she believed the dog bit her newborn son. By Gerry Ricciutti – Published: February 8, 2016, 9:40 am Updated: February 9, 2016, 10:13 am YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Kristy Grim said she brought her newborn son Aiden […]


Talen Nathan West (7) – Lumberton, NC – Killed By Neighbor’s Pit Bull While Playing In The Woods With His Brother (1/24/16) 1

Dog kills 7-year-old, injures another child First Posted: 7:19 pm – January 24th, 2016 Updated: 9:24 pm – January 24th, 2016 – The Robesonien LUMBERTON — One child has died and another was injured after they were attacked by a pit bull this morning, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s […]