2015 Dog Bite Related Fatalities


Chicago, IL – Pit bull kills 5-yr-old James W. Nevils III – Neighbors hit dog with rocks to stop attack (5/25/15) 1

ABC 7 Chicago BOY MAULED TO DEATH: A pit bull killed a young boy last night in the 8900-block of S. Carpenter in Chicago’s Gresham neighborhood. Witnesses tell us they tried to rescue the boy who sources say is believed to be 5-years-old. Neighbors used rocks and other objects to […]


Canyon Lake, TX – Multiple dogs attack, kill 7-year-old Gaege Anthony Ramirez (5/2/15) 3

Dogs attack, kill 7-year-old boy Jared Meisinger | The Herald-Zeitung – 5/4/15 The family of a 7-year-old boy is grieving after he was attacked and killed by multiple dogs at a home in the Canyon Lake area on Saturday evening. Comal County Sheriff’s Office officials said Gaege Ramirez was airlifted […]


2-mo-old, Brayden Lamar Wilson – Killed by the family pit bull when dad went outside to turn on sprinkler (4/20/15)

2-Month-Old Boy Killed, Mauled by Family’s Pit Bull By Brian Roth – 4/20/15 A 2-month-old boy was killed Sunday afternoon and his mother was injured when the family’s pit bull attacked the child inside their Dallas home, police said. Police said a man left his son — later identified as Brayden Wilson […]


Neta Lee Adams – 81-years old – Killed by pack of dogs, found in ditch – Washington, GA (3/31/15)

GBI: Elderly Washington, Georgia Woman Died After Dog Attack By Randy Key, WJBF Web Content Coordinator – 4/3/15 Washington County, GA –The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has released the autopsy results on an 81-year-old woman who was found dead in a ditch in Washington, Georgia earlier this week. The […]


De’Trick Johnson – 36-years old – Killed by 7 pit bulls in Jefferson County, AR (3/21/15) 1

UPDATE: Deputy kills dog involved in deadly attack By Alvaro Sela, Weekend Assignment Editor – By Jordan Bontke, Reporter – By Beth Hunt, Anchor – 3/21/15 JEFFERSON COUNTY (KATV) – Authorities telling Channel 7 that one of the pit bulls involved in the attack that killed Detrick Johnson, 36, is dead.  Monday morning […]


Julia Charging Whirlwind – 49-years old – Killed by pack of dogs – White River, Rosebud Indian Reservation, SD (3/14/15)

Woman Killed By Pack Of Wild Dogs On Rosebud Indian Reservation Several Reports Of Attacks In Recent Weeks KDLT News – 3/14/15 MELLETTE COUNTY, S.D. – A 49-year-old woman is dead after being attacked by several wild dogs on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. Mellette County Sheriff Mike Blom says Julia Charging […]


Betty Wood – 78-years old – Killed by her pet Rottweiler in Sulphur Springs, TX (3/12/15)

Elderly Sulphur Springs woman dies after dog mauling By Ashley Slayton – 3/13/15 SULPHUR SPRINGS, TX (KLTV) –An elderly Sulphur Springs woman was mauled to death by her pet Rottweiler on Thursday night, police say. Betty Wood, 78, was killed during the attack at her home in the 1000 block […]


Tay’Lynn DeVaughn – 2-years old – Killed by pit bull while visiting her aunt in West Mifflin, PA (2/22/15) 2

D.A. to review case of girl killed by dog outside Pittsburgh WPXI.com – 2/23/15 WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. —  A district attorney will review the case of a 2-year-old girl who was fatally mauled by a dog outside Pittsburgh Sunday night. Allegheny County police and the Medical Examiner’s Office say the […]