pit bull attack


Jocelyn Winfrey (53) – New Haven, CT – Killed By 2 Pit Bull Type Dogs While Visiting Friend (6/27/16)

Dog-Mauling Victim Dies by PAUL BASS | Jun 28, 2016 7:29 am Jocelyn Winfrey died at Yale-New Haven Hospital Monday morning with her mother beside her bed one week after two dogs ripped apart her body. Doctors stopped life support for Winfrey, who was in a medically induced coma, according to […]


Hunter Bragg (7) – Corinna, ME – Killed By A Pit Bull While Playing In Father’s Yard (6/4/16)

Bangor boy, Hunter Bragg, identified as victim in fatal dog attack involving pit bull  By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff – Posted June 06, 2016, at 3:14 p.m. – Last modified June 07, 2016, at 1:17 p.m. BANGOR, Maine — A Bangor boy has been identified as the victim of a deadly […]


Earl Stephens Jr. (43) – Stockton, CA – Killed By 3 Pit Bulls While Visiting A Friend – (6/4/16)

Stockton man dies after pit bull attack Jeff Cousins – Digital Media Manager – Updated: 6:39 AM PDT Jun 6, 2016 – Stockton, CA – (KCRA) Deputies were called about 4 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block of North Gertrude Avenue Neighbors said the man, identified as Earl Stephens Jr., 43, of Stockton, […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]