Friday, July 12, 2019

PINSON, JEFFERSON COUNTY AL - A DOG MAULED A 4-YEAR-OLD BOY IN A TRUCK AT A CONVENIENCE STORE ...AIRLIFTED TO CHILDREN'S WITH SEVERE INJURIES!


A 4-year-old boy was airlifted to Children's of Alabama after being attacked by a dog in Jefferson County on Friday.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, the child and a PIT BULL  were inside a pickup truck at a gas station on Highway 75 in the Palmerdale area of Pinson when the dog suddenly turned on him.


"The child’s mother attempted to get the dog off of the child and was assisted by several citizens," the sheriff's office said in a statement. "They were finally able to get the dog off the child but the child suffered severe injuries."
The child's condition is unknown at this time.
The dog was taken into custody by animal control as authorities investigate the incident.
The sheriff's office says the attack happened at a convenience store on Hwy 75 in the Palmerdale Community. A caller told deputies the child was in a truck with the dog when it suddenly attacked him.
The child's mother, and several people nearby, were able to get the dog away from the boy, but not before he suffered severe injuries. The boy was airlifted to Children's Hospital for medical treatment, and the dog was taken into custody.
Authorities continue to investigate.

FRESNO CA - A WOMAN WAS SEVERELY MAULED BY HER PIT BULL WHEN SHE TRIED TO BREAK UP A PIT FIGHT



(KFSN) - Neighbors in the small, gated community near Bullard and Van Ness woke up to the sound of a woman screaming Thursday morning.

"I thought maybe she got shot," said one neighbor.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says she was instead brutally bitten by her dog.

A man who did not want to be identified saw the injuries as he was leaving the neighborhood.

"I saw this lady coming out of her house blood running down her legs," the man said.

But he did not see the PIT BULL accused of attacking his owner.

He and another male dog were reportedly fighting when the woman tried to split them up.

A decision that left her with huge gashes and burning wounds.

"At one point someone in the house attempted to intervene by pouring some gasoline on the dog and it got on her as well and they were unsuccessful that did not work," said Fresno County Sheriff's Sgt. John Wages.

After trying to break up the fight, the woman was taken to the hospital with severe bites to her legs, hand, and stomach.

The dog was handed over to Fresno Humane Animal Services where it is currently being quarantined.

Action News tried going to the home where the incident unfolded to learn more about what took place.

But no one appeared to be home.

The good news is the woman is expected to survive her injuries.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

https://abc30.com/woman-severely-bit-trying-to-break-up-dog-fight-in-northwest-fresno/5390434/?fbclid=IwAR07laxTCn2G5EggqvqjBAjdYNkAVnEpPDLkI9WkEuchrdIqcNpj1oBz9gM


EVANDER SOUTH AFRICA - A PIT BULL MAULED A YOUNG MAN AS HE WALKED TO A NEARBY SHOP RIPPING HIS ARMS, FEET AND GENITALS ...WITHIN MINUTES OF THE MAN GOING TO A HOSPITAL, THE MUTANT ATTACKED A YOUNG WOMAN


Mr Professor Juwaki’s genitals were almost ripped off in a dog attack in Evander.


Fangs ripping into his arms, his feet, his genitals and then the excruciating pain that followed… these are things of which nightmares are made.


Yet this nightmare regularly creeps up on Mr Professor Juwaki (30) since he survived a dog attack in Evander on Wednesday, 26 June.
Being mauled was the last thing on his mind when this young father left his small dwelling in Kelvin Street which he shares with his wife and 18-month-old daughter, to go to the nearby shop.
He made it only halfway up the street, when the animal stormed out of a yard with an open gate, bit into his hands and legs until he fell, and then went for the throat.
When Mr Juwaki, a contract worker from Zimbabwe, warded off the canine’s teeth from his neck, the dog pounced on his crotch and mauled his genitals. Men travelling in Yale Street at about 6pm, saw the attack as they passed Kelvin Street.
They initially tried to push the dog away with the car, but to no avail. They then jumped out of the car, screamed and hurled stones at the dog, eventually scaring it off.
Mr Juwaki said his saviours helped him into the car and rushed him to the Evander Hospital.
The same dog attacked a young woman within minutes after Mr Juwaki was taken to hospital.
Ms Rethabile Marumo (22) who was visiting her parents in Kelvin Street for the holiday, was grabbed from behind, the dog’s teeth ripping into the flesh on her back.
“I had in earphones and was oblivious to the dog running up to me. The next thing I knew, was this pain and a dog trying to pull me down.”
Ms Marumo fought off the animal with her fists, stones and “anything I could get my hands on.”
“At least my injuries are not as severe and are healing well,” she said as she pulled up the back of her T-shirt to reveal the scab-covered lesions in her skin.
Ms Alice Rabson, wife of Mr Juwaki, kept his torn, bloodied clothes.
It is evidence. Just look at what my husband had to endure!”
The couple rents an outside room in Kelvin Street. Ms Rabson was preparing dinner when her husband was attacked.
“I did not even hear him scream. The first time I heard about the incident, was when the hospital contacted me.”

According to Ms Rabson, the doctor in the emergency room was efficient and explained to her that Mr Juwaki urgently needed an operation.
“He said the damage to my husband’s genitals was extensive, but he was unable to tell us if it would be permanent.”
Mr Juwaki might soon be transferred to another hospital. The dog that has the appearance of a PIT BULL, was kept in the yard of a government employee who allegedly denies being its owner. The SPCA confiscated this dog after it attacked pedestrians in Kelvin Street on 26 June.
“We saw her son regularly walking the dog. The dog lived in their yard. How can it not be their dog?” Ms Robson and Ms Marumo asked in unison.
“It upsets us even more that no one who lives there, has even asked us how Professor is doing.”
Ms Maruma said her parents tried to speak to the home owner, but were chased away.
The home owner could not be reached at time of going to press.
Rumours that the dog also bit another man and two children that day, could not be confirmed. The dog has been removed from the yard and is now in the care of the SPCA pending the police investigation.
Mr Nick Strydom, chairman of the SPCA, said the animal appeared agitated from a heavy tight fitting chain around its neck when it arrived at the SPCA.

https://ridgetimes.co.za/142196/dog-mauls-pedestrians-genitals-evander/?fbclid=IwAR3D4VRQMobLZMIaSImeR6sbJBffJmveOgymtzhmEq0TEYlWO
H2iUboBf6k


Thursday, July 11, 2019

KENOVA WV - A FAMILY PIT BULL MIX ATTACKED THEIR 12-YEAR-OLD GIRL IN THE FACE AS SHE WAS PLAYING WITH IT

(WSAZ) --  A young girl had to go to the hospital after being attacked by her own pet.


A humane officer says it was the worst face bite he's ever seen.
The 12-year-old girl got stitches in her lip, and the dog was put down at the animal shelter.
The girl's mother's boyfriend says Wednesday the girl and the dog were playing in the living room of their home on 15th Street in Kenova like they'd done many times before. But he says the girl did start playing a little rough, and that's when the dog bit her face.
He says the dog was 2 years old, and they'd had it since it was a pup. He says when they got it, they thought it was a lab, but as it grew older IT BECAME APPARENT IT WAS PART PIT BULL.
He says before Wednesday, the dog had not shown any signs of violence whatsoever. He says it was loved and played like a baby.
Animal shelter director Courtney Proctor Cross says it's always a good idea not to let your kids play too rough with your pets.
"Make sure especially with little children or younger children that they're not climbing on an animal," Cross said. "An animal could have a sore place or be afraid of something or protecting its food and turn and snap at a child or injure the child."
The mom's boyfriend says he agrees the dog needed to be euthanized. He says the 12-year-old was sad when she learned the dog was put down.
He says the girl has pet a couple other dogs since the attack, and he's relieved it doesn't appear she's been too traumatized by the injury.
                                            ___________________________________

ORIGINAL STORY 7/11/19
A young girl was mauled by her own pet Wednesday in Kenova.
According to a humane officer with Huntington Cabell Wayne Animal Control, the dog attacked the 12-year-old's face.
The officer says it is the worst face bite he has ever seen.
The dog is a PIT BULL-LAB MIX, according to the humane officer.
The Kenova Police Department responded to the incident.
We're told the dog was euthanized to be tested for rabies.
There's no word on the child's condition.

TIMMINS, ONTARIO CANADA - A WOMAN IS AFRAID TO GO HOME AFTER A NEIGHBOR'S 2 PIT BULLS ATTACKED THEM TWICE ...THE SECOND TIME THE LAND SHARKS PUSHED THEIR WAY INTO THEIR APARTMENT AND RIPPED THEIR FOX TERRIER 'S CHEST OPEN




A Timmins woman is scared to go home to her Kirby Avenue apartment after she, her boyfriend and their two dogs were attacked on two separate occasions by their neighbour’s  TWO PIT BULLS.
Joe Pye says he and his pug were attacked on June 21st .  He suffered 13 puncture wounds. The dog had bruised hips and eight punctures.
Then, he says,  last Thursday the pit bulls forced their way into their apartment as his girlfriend, Serena Levert, went to take their dogs outside.  Levert suffered bites and scratches, and their fox terrier’s chest was ripped open
“Now, my girlfriend has not been home with the two dogs since Thursday night,” Pye says, “because she’s just terrified and I don’t blame her.”
Pye says his lawyer, landlord and everyone right up to Premier Doug Ford’s office are saying their hands are tied, and there’s nothing that can be done.
“I don’t blame the breed.  I blame the owner for making these dogs vicious,” he comments. “I was the third attack, my girlfriend was the fourth attack that I know of.  These dogs should be put down and this owner should not even be allowed to own a goldfish.”


CLAYSBURG, BLAIR COUNTY PA - A FAMILY PIT "WENT PIT" ON AN ELDERLY MAN AND WOMAN IN THEIR HOME SEVERELY INJURING THEM ...WHEN THEIR SON ATTEMPTED TO INTERVENE THE MEAT GRINDER NEARLY CHEWED HIS RIGHT ARM OFF!


Three people were injured in dog attack on Friday, according to Greenfield Township police.


It happened about 10 a.m. Friday when a couple at a home on Connie Drive in Claysburg were having a discussion and their 4-year-old male PIT BULL latched onto the husband.
Greenfield Township police Chief Ronald Sharkey said William and Connie Cox weren’t having an argument. He characterized it as a misunderstanding, when the dog bit 69-year-old William Cox.
When the couple’s adult son, Allen Cox, tried to intervene, the dog turned on him, Sharkey said. Connie Cox, 67, was also attacked and suffered injuries that include a bite to the face when she tried to stop the attack, police said.
Police indicated that Allen Cox, who is in his 40's, suffered numerous injuries in the attack including having his right arm nearly chewed off.  Chief Sharkey said William Cox was severely injured and had a serious bite to the left arm and was bitten on the right arm as well as his head.  
William and Allen Cox were undergoing emergency surgeries at UPMC Altoona following the attack, police said.
The dog was shot by William Cox before police arrived at the home, Sharkey said.
Greenfield Township police were assisted by AMED as well as Duncansville and Hollidaysburg ambulance services.

THOUSAND PALMS, RIVERSIDE COUNTY CA - 3 LARGE PIT BULLS "SOMEHOW" GOT OUT AND PULLED A BELOVED PET'S HEAD THROUGH A BACKYARD FENCE AND FATALLY INJURED IT



Three pitbulls attacked and killed a small dog through the fence of a backyard in Thousand Palms practically decapitating it this weekend, according to a family member. Now, the family is requesting the three attackers be euthanized. 
In a video posted on Facebook, James Lindly described the horrific event of his dog, Pebbles, getting mauled:
“Just so we’re clear what we’re dealing with here, with these three dogs, basically they yanked my dog’s head out of the fence, and there’s blood all over the place. My kids witnessed this, my family witnessed this; ripped the collar off and pulled my dog through the fence, so I’m really trying to take this quite serious.”
Marcia Lindly witnessed the attack happen alongside a first-time baby-sitter. She described the fence, still bent from the aggressive dogs.
“Right here as you can see in this narrow little part of the fence, they had her whole head outside of the fence and as I came I was just shocked and frightened so I ran and got the sitter to go help me,” she said.
A neighbor had to help pry Pebble’s head out of the fence. The family’s beloved dog of ten years passed away 30 minutes after the attack.
“The thought of that it could’ve been them or it could’ve been just anybody walking down the street is pretty frightening,” Marcia said.
John Welsh with Riverside County Animal Control said these types of dog attacks are common.
“This is something we’re dealing with on a weekly basis,” he said. “This particular incident is pretty severe but this is happening around our county all the time.”
Welsh said the  PIT BULLS  owners have the option to surrender the dogs for euthanasia, which the Lindly’s said they hope will happen.
When NBC Palm Springs showed up to the pit bulls owner’s house, we heard the dogs inside barking and saw an official notice from the Coachella Valley Animal Campus on the door knob.
The owner, who later answered the door, declined to go on camera but he did say he knew little about the situation.
“The common thread here is responsible pet ownership,” Welsh said. “If people were better pet owners particularly when you own pit bulls or dogs such as rottweilers and whatnot, if people were responsible, these incidents would never happen.”
Animal Control said the officers who visited the pit bull’s property tried to reach the owners but have not received callbacks yet. According to Welsh, their next action will be to post dangerous dog restraining orders on all three.
The pit bulls owners can appeal those restraining orders by requesting a hearing or they can surrender the dogs for euthanasia.
“We just want the dogs put down so they don’t injure anyone else, any other children, or any animals in the neighborhood,” Marcia said. “I’m already scared to go out to my car and unload groceries so we just want to feel safe again.”




UNIONTOWN, FAYETTE COUNTY PA - HOMER UTTERBACK, 52, DIED WHEN HIS PIT BULL OF A DECADE CHOMPED ON HIS NECK ...INVESTIGATORS LEARNED HE SUFFERED FROM SEIZURES SO NUTTERS HAVE AN EXCUSE FOR WHY HIS OWN DOG WOULD HAVE BITTEN INTO HIS NECK WITH ITS TEETH UNTIL HE DIED!



Owners killed by a pit bull during an alleged seizure include: Della Riley, 42-years old (Cleveland, Ohio, 2018); Jamie Owsley, 21-years old (Quincy, Illinois, 2017); Charles Hagerman, 44-years old (Chicago, Illinois, 2012); Tonia Parks, 39-years old (Rockford, Illinois, 2011); Kelli Chapman, 24-years old (Longville, Louisiana, 2008); Brandon Coleman, 25-years old (Morgantown, West Virginia, 2006); Lorinze Reddings, 42-years old (St. Louis, Missouri, 2005) and likely others.

                            *****************************************************************


Police said a 52-year-old man died after he was attacked by a dog in his home early Thursday morning.
Just before 1 a.m., Homer Utterback's girlfriend heard what sounded like something falling. She told officers she got up to see what the noise was, and found Utterback on the floor with the dog on top of him biting his neck.
Police said by the time emergency medical services arrived, he was dead.

Utterback's girlfriend, according to police, said the dog was their pet for about a decade and was Utterback's best friend.
Investigators said Utterback suffered from seizures, and they believe he had an episode, fell out of bed and that was when the dog attacked.
Officers told Channel 11 the dog was taken to a local kennel but the animal will be put down.
"I was shocked. I was so shocked. I don't even know how to explain it," said family friend Kelsey Matlock.
Police said they do not yet know what triggered the dog, Petey, to start attacking Utterback.
"It's a tragedy. I hate to see it," said Lt. Thomas Kolencik with Uniontown Police.


https://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/uniontown-deadly-dog-attack-man-dies-after-police-say-he-was-attacked-by-dog/96608236

https://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/uniontown-deadly-dog-attack-man-dies-after-police-say-he-was-attacked-by-dog/966082368?fbclid=IwAR0AckpbfG4gFfy7CZELEf0VYOsgzx8uaFw4t74zVBY4sq7lWGuXz303WwI


2019 DOG BITE RELATED FATALITIES - 24  (9 children + 15 adults)

PIT BULL - 8  (KY 3, FL 2, CA 2, TX)
UP TO 6 PIT BULL MIXES - 1 (TX)
3 DOGS: 1 MIXED BREED AND 2 PIT BULLS - 1 (CA)
PIT BULL/BOXER MIX? - 1 (NC)
PIT BULL/MASTIFF MIX - 1 (CA)
2 RESCUED PIT BULL MIXES - 1 (FL)
BOXER ? - 1 (IA)
BOXER MIX - 1  (SC)
PIT BULL AND A SHEPHERD MIX - 1  (TX)
ROTTWEILER - 1 (NV)
2 ROTTWEILERS - 1 (CA)
6 GERMAN SHEPHERDS - 1  (TN)
GERMAN SHEPHERD/BLUE TICK HOUND MIXES? - 1 (MS)
2 DOBERMAN PINSCHERS - 1  (TX)
3 DOGS: MIXED BREED INCLUDING A HEELER/MASTIFF MIX -1 (TX)
4 DOGS: 3 DUTCH SHEPHERDS AND 1 BELGIAN MALINOIS - 1 (MA)
HUSKY MIX - 1 (GA)


TX - 5
CA - 5
KY - 3
FL - 3
GA - 1
IA - 1
MA - 1 
MS - 1
NC - 1
NV - 1
SC - 1
TN - 1

Neighbor's Loose Dogs - 1, 3, 6, 8, 9
Family Pit Killed child - 16
Family Husky Mix Killed Infant - 24
Family Pit/Mastiff Mix Killed child -21 
The Pit at Grandma's House - 4,
The 2 Rottweilers at Grandpa's House - 13
Rottweiler owned by a friend Killed child at Grandpa's House - 15
The Rescued Pits at Aunt's House - 11
Land Squatters on victim's property with 4 Pits Running Loose - 2,
2 Doberman Show Dogs Killed Owner - 5,
2 Boxer Mixes Killed Owner - 7
2 Pits Killed Owner at Animal Shelter - 14 
Pit Killed Volunteer at Animal Shelter - 17
Relative's Dogs - 12
Babysitter's Dog - 10
Teenager Killed by 4 Dogs while doing work at a friend's kennel - 18
A Father Died while defending his daughter from a Boxer attack - 19
3 Pits/Pit Mixes killed homeless woman while walking early morning - 20
Possibly homeless man walking on road at night killed by neighbors 2+ Pit Bulls - 22
Man taking a shortcut on a trail through a wooded area killed by 6+ Pit Bull Mixes - 23


1)   1-9 -  Dianne Reves - 70 - Grenada County MS - A total of 7 dogs were taken into custody - The Sheriff's Department reported she suffered about several hundred dog bites - Facebook posts from a neighbor shows the dogs were GERMAN SHEPHERD/BLUE TICK HOUND MIX.

2)  1-16 - Lana Bergman - 70 - Joshua Tree CA - She was fatally mauled by 4 PIT BULLS that were living on her property.  

3)  1-21 - Edward Stanley - 85 - Amarillo, Potter County TX - He was severely mauled over his entire body by a PIT BULL AND A SHEPHERD MIX in his driveway - A passerby came to his aid but he died 2 weeks later -  http://www.dogsbitedecatural.com/2019/01/amarillo-tx-85-year-old-man-suffered.html

4)  2-7 - Ashton McGhee - 1 - Guthrie KY - The 1-year-old baby boy lived in Hopkinsville KY and was visiting his grandparents' home when one of the family dogs came in from outside and attacked him - The Chief of Police said the PIT BULL MIX may have been spooked by a thunderstorm and then spooked again by the ball the child was playing with - "IT'S AN UNFORTUNATE FREAK ACCIDENT".

5)  2-8 - Elaine Richman - Houston TX - She owned two DOBERMAN PINSCHERS  that she trained as show dogs - She was found dead in her backyard with bite marks over her face and body. 

6)  2-15 - Angela Johnson - 54 - Anza Riverside County CA - On Dec 15, 2018, she was hanging out clothes on a line in her yard when a neighbor's 3 pit bulls mauled her - A main artery was bitten into on her neck and she suffered a severe stroke - She remained in a coma and died on Feb 9, 2019.

7) 2-21 - Nancy Burgess-Dismuke - 52 - Greenville SC - She was playing in her yard with 2 of her dogs said to be  BOXER MIXES - Neighbors heard her screaming and at first thought they were just playing, then realized they were mauling her  - several men came running and hit the dogs with various things but the tiny woman had lost so much blood from her upper extremities ... "one arm was hanging and the other was bitten off!!!"

8) 2-26 - Bessie Jill Peterson - 88 - Pall Mall Pickett County TN - She was airlifted to Vanderbilt Medical Center after being mauled around 5pm by a neighbor's dogs - 6 GERMAN SHEPHERDS - Her sister, who was in the home with her, says that she went outside to check on a drainage ditch and the flooding in her yard when the dogs attacked - She tried to help her sister but the dogs chased her back in.

9) 2-27 - Johnnie Mae Garner - 88 - Lubbock TX - Family members believe that the neighbor's dogs were trying to get to her dog in her backyard and she was trying to scare them away when they mauled her.  

10) 3 -5 - Jacari Long - 6 Months -Salisbury NC - The child's babysitter had gone outside to the car to clean off a seat for the baby boy when she heard her mother scream and ran inside to fine her ?PIT BULL/BOXER MIX? mauling him - He was taken to a local hospital then airlifted to Winston Salem where he was pronounced dead. 

 11) 3-8 - 2-Year-Old Boy - High Springs Alachua Co FL - While in the care of his grandmother who was letting out large dogs at his aunt's house - 2 of the dogs mauled the boy - He was pronounced dead at the scene and the grandmother was injured trying to save him - 6 dogs were taken from the home - They were adopted dogs from Rescues and appear to be Boxer/Pit mix, and various mixed breeds and a large Dogo Argentino - The 2 dogs that killed the baby were an American Staffordshire Terrier (Pit Bull) and an American Bulldog.

12) 3-13 - Jimmy Lee Grigg - 53 - Galveston County TX - The Sheriff said he was fatally mauled by 3 dogs owned by a relative on the Grigg's property and he said the dogs were MIXED BREED INCLUDING ONE HEELER/MASTIFF MIX - Cause of death was from blood loss - His brother was the one that called 911 for help - A neighbor reported that she had called animal control several times because it sounded like dogs fighting on the property.

13) 3-22 - Jaysiah Chavez - 2 - Fresno CA - Apparently the child was in the care of his grandparents when he went into the front yard - Other children ran in to tell the grandmother that dogs had the child - She tried to get the 2 Rottweilers away and save him, as did the grandpa, but he died from the injuries.

14) 3-23 - Johana Villafane - 33 - Irving TX - She was visiting her 2 Pit Bulls that were quarantined at O'Connor Animal Hospital for biting someone earlier in the month - Someone noticed her lying unconscious outside in an exercize area - Responders could not get to her because of the viciousness of the meat grinders so police shot them - She was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and later pronounced dead. 

15) 4-27 - Kyna Marie Pamela Deshane - 15-Months - Henderson NV - The child was fatally mauled by a 4-year-old Rottweiler owned by a family friend while she was at her grandfather's house - She was rushed to Henderson Hospital with Life-Threatening injuries and was pronounced dead there.

16) 5-2 - Isaiah Geiling -  2 to 3-year-old boy - Louisville KY - A woman ran from the small house in the Chickasaw Neighborhood to a next door neighbor saying a Pit Bull was attacking a child - Two men ran and began attempting to get the very vicious large dog off the child who was laying face down in pools of blood and barely breathing - He was rushed to a hospital but died from the massive injuries - It is now being reported that the Monster had attacked him before. 

17) 5-9 - Christine Liquori - The volunteer was found dead inside a fenced play area at the Humane Society of St. Lucie County - Fort Pierce FL - A medical examiner ruled that she died from severe blood loss due to dog bites.  

18) 5-9 - Ryan Hazel - 14 - Dighton Bristol County MA -  The teen's grandmother had driven him to his job at Scott Dunmore's house where he took care of about 11 dogs when Dunmore was in Boston - This usually took him about 45 minutes - When he did not return to his Grandmother's car, she called neighbors who came and found him severely mauled in the backyard - 4 dogs were loose and 7 were caged up ...3 Dutch Shepherds and 1 Belgian Malinois. 

19)  5-31 - Robert Joseph Quick - 33 - Fort Madison Lee County IA - The father died after defending his 5-year-old daughter from a large dog said to be a BOXER attacking her in the face - Officers arrived to find the large dog attacking a man lying on his back in the front yard - The dog refused to release so they shot it - Then they found Quick in the doorway of the home suffering from the dog attack and he ask they to please take care of his daughter who had been attacked in the face - He later died at Fort Madison Hospital ER - Autopsy pending to determine exact cause of death.

20) 6 -16 - Crystal Lynn Pearigen - 36 - Bakersfield Kern County CA - She was found dead with multiple dog attack injuries at 6am on June 16 near Costco parking lot - 3 dogs were identified and taken in - One Mixed Breed and Two Pit Bulls - The woman may have been homeless and authorities are searching for her family.

21) 6-27 - Nicholas Farris - 2 - Newman Stanislaus County CA - The child was fatally mauled in the rear yard of a residence by a family dog said to be a PIT BULL/MASTIFF MIX.

22) 6-29 - Brian Butler - 46 - Gilbertsville KY - A passerby found his body on the side the road and called police - An autopsy revealed that he died from sharp force trauma from a dog attack - Animal Control took 2 Pit Bulls found in the area and warned of the possibility that more dogs were involved.

23) 7-4 - Melvin Olds Jr - 45 - Lake Placid Highlands County FL - His family said that he took a shortcut through a wooded path and never came home - His body was found later with more than 100 dog bites - A pack of dogs had been seen hanging out in the neighborhood - Traps were laid and 6 strays were captured .... all PIT BULL MIXES.

24) 7-9 - Ruth Flores -  22-Days-Old  - Hall County GA - The Infant was mauled by the family's Husky Mix in a bedroom where she was sleeping.


PENDING:

1-24 - Patricia Henson - 8-Months-Old - Tucson AZ - She was found dead with a dog near her - Severely and Catastrophically Mauled - An autopsy report of 3 bags of stomach contents showed baby teeth and skeletal fragments - A neighbor reported seeing a German Shepherd taken from the home - Her mother, Breanna Henson was arrested and charged with child abuse - more later.....

2-15 - Brenda Hamilton - 77 - Pantego Beaufort County NC - She was attacked around 6am on Friday morning on Indian Run Road - Canine DNA was found on her - Investigators are collecting DNA from "canines" in the area to find which animal horribly and fatally mauled her .....
https://www.witn.com/content/news/Deputies-unable-to-determine-what-type-of-canine-killed-elderly-teacher-509386211.html?fbclid=IwAR1cBLzVxXT2LX7ZwKU3eA-V1NtzSUSC6FgikC4praBt7s6H7U3VNK1F0DM

https://wcti12.com/news/local/investigation-into-what-killed-brenda-hamilton

6-28 - Christy Crawford - 54 - Ventura CA - A person returned home to find their family member dead - There was evidence that 2 family Pit Bulls mutilated her body - Authorities are waiting for results from the medical examiners office to see whether the dogs attacked her or whether she was damaged the body after she died.

7-11 - Homer Utterback - 52 - Uniontown Fayette County PA - His girlfriend said she heard a noise in another room and went to see what it was and found him on the floor with the Pit Bull on top of him biting into his neck - By the time first responders arrived he was dead - Utterback considered the Pit Bull his "best friend" and had it for over a decade - He suffered from seizures and an autopsy will be done to see if it can be determined if he died from a medical condition first and then the Pit attacked him.