Thursday, June 30, 2011

# 22 FATAL DOG ATTACKS IN U.S. - YEAR 2004

LIST WILL BE CHECKED AND REVISED IF ERRORS ARE FOUND.  
#22 FATAL DOG ATTACKS - 2004

PIT BULL -  8
PIT BULL MIX - 1
3 PIT BULL TYPE DOGS -1 ATTACK
BULLDOG MIX- 1
LAB/PIT BULL MIX- 1 
ROTTWEILER- 2
BULLMASTIFF -2
BULLMASTIFF/GERMAN SHEPHERD MIX - 1
PACK OF 5 UKN BREED DOGS -1 ATTACK
UKN MIXED BREED- 1
CHOW- 1
BOXER MIX- 1
3 DOGS- MIXED TERRIERS-1 ATTACK

1.  JAN 14, 2004 - BUNLEVEL NC - 3 YR OLD NATHAN HILL-HIS BODY WAS FOUND BY HARNETT CO DEPUTY BEHIND A NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE WHERE A PIT BULL WAS CHAINED UP.  THE BOY HAD WANDERED AWAY ABOUT 4:30 PM AND WAS FOUND DEAD 2 HOURS LATER AFTER BEING MAULED BY A PIT BULL.

2.  FEB 16, 2004 -ST. HELENA LOUISIANA -  3-YR-OLD AARON STRICKLAND WAS MAULED TO DEATH BY A BULLMASTIFF.   THE MOTHER SAID SHE HAD LEFT THE BOY ON THE FRONT PORCH OF THEIR RURAL HOME AND WHEN SHE RETURNED, THE CHILD WAS IN THE YARD DEAD.

3. FEB 24, 2004 - KAUAI HAWAII - 17-MO-OLD TRUSTON HEART LIDDLE WAS KILLED BY A CHAINED MIXED BREED DOG THAT BIT HIM REPEATEDLY AROUND THE FACE AND UPPER BODY.  THE CHILD WANDERED AWAY FROM WHERE HIS FAMILY WAS DOING FARM WORK.

4. MAR 31, 2004 - MUNFORD TN - 2 YR OLD SAMUEL JAMES TRUCK WAS KILLED BY 2 OF THE FAMILY'S 5 ROTTWEILERS.  THE 2 DOGS THAT KILLED THE BOY WERE BEING KEPT IN THE GARAGE AND THE BOY SOMEHOW GOT INTO THIS AREA.

5.  MAR 12, 2004 - SIMONTON TX - 2-YR-OLD MADISON KAYLEEN CARSON, WAS MAULED TO DEATH BY 5 DOGS WHILE PLAYING WITH HER OLDER SISTER OUTSIDE HER FORT BEND CO. HOME. THE DOGS BELONGED TO A RELATIVE WHO LIVED NEARBY.

6.  APR 5, 2004- ROUGE PARK MI -   16-MO-OLD BOY WAS KILLED BY THE FAMILY'S PET PIT BULL INSIDE A HOUSE ON TRINITY ST NEAR ROUGE PARK.  THE BOY AND HIS MOTHER WERE VISITING HIS GRANDMOTHER WHO OWNED THE PIT BULL.  THE BOY WAS PLACED ON THE FLOOR TO PLAY WITH THE PIT BULL WHILE THE GRANDMOTHER WASHED DISHES AND THE DOG ATTACKED HIM.  THE DOG ALSO ATTACKED THE GRANDMOTHER WHEN SHE ATTEMPTED TO GET IT OFF THE CHILD.

7.  APR 17, 2004 - CHARLOTTE NC - 8-YR-OLD BOY, RODDIE PHILIP DUMAS, JR, WAS MAULED TO DEATH BY HIS FATHER'S 4 PIT BULLS IN A FENCED BACKYARD.  THE FATHER, RODDIE PHILIP DUMAS, SR., 29, AND HIS GIRLFRIEND WERE IN THE HOUSE BUT DID NOT COME OUT UNTIL AFTER THE BOY WAS FATALLY INJURED.  NEIGHBORS AND A POSTAL WORKER HEARD THE BOY'S SCREAMS AND ATTEMPTED TO HELP.  ONE DOG HAD HIM BY THE NECK, TWO MORE HAD HIM ON HIS SIDE, AND THE 4TH DOG HAD HIS LEG NEIGHBORS SAID.  THE POSTAL WORKER THREW HIS MAIL BAG AT THE DOGS BUT THE FATHER CAME OUT AND TOLD HIM TO GET OFF HIS PROPERTY.  POLICE HAVE CHARGED THE FATHER WITH DRUG AND FIREARMS FELONIES.

8. APR 19, 2004 - EL PASO TX - 15-MO-OLD GIRL, ALYSSA ANNETTE VILLANUEVA, WAS MAULED BY A CHOW IN THE BACKYARD OF HER HOME. SHE DIED OF HEAD AND NECK INJURIES. THE DOG WAS TIED UP ON THE BACK PORCH BUT SOMEHOW GOT LOOSE AND GOT TO THE CHILD THROUGH A SLIDING GLASS DOOR AT THE HOME OF THE GRANDPARENTS.

9.  APR 25, 2004 - SIFTON NEAR VANCOUVER WASHINGTON - 8-YR-OLD BOY, JOHNNIE  STREETER, WAS  ATTACKED AND KILLED BY NEIGHBOR'S 2 BULLMASTIFF/GERMAN SHEPHERD MIXES.  THE BOY HAD BEEN PLAYING IN THE NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE WITH 2 BOYS.  WHEN HE LEFT HE WAS ATTACKED BY THE DOGS IN THE YARD.

10.  MAY 31, 2004 - BAKERSFIELD CA - A 65-YR-OLD WOMAN WAS MAULED TO DEATH BY HER OWN  ROTTWEILER.  NEIGHBORS REPORT THAT THE DOG WAS A FAMILY PET AND WAS WELL-TRAINED.

11.  JUL 15, 2004 - NACOGDOCHES TX - 8-MO-OLD BOY, JORDAN LEE PARKER, WAS KILLED BY HIS GRANDMOTHER'S PIT BULL.  HE DIED OF MASSIVE HEAD INJURIES.  THE PIT BULL HAD BEEN WITH THE FAMILY FOR 14 YEARS.

12.  JUL 15, 2004 - CHASERVILLE AREA- ADEL GA - 2-YR-OLD GIRL, PATRICIA J.  ANDERSON,  MAULED TO DEATH BY A BULLDOG MIX THAT WAS TIED UP BEHIND THEIR HOUSE. IT WAS SAID THAT  THE DOG WAS OWNED BY  FRIENDS OF THE CHILD'S MOTHER.

13.  JUL 23, 2004 - SPRING TX - 6-MO-OLD BABY KILLED BY FAMILY DOG, A BOXER MIX.  THE BABY WAS ALLOWED TO CRAWL ON THE FLOOR NEAR THE DOG'S FOOD BOWL.

14. JUL 29, 2004 - MORRILL KANSAS - 7 YR-OLD-BOY, RYKER SCHWEITZER KILLED BY THE FAMILY DOG.  HE HAD BEEN PLAYING OUTSIDE WHEN HIS FATHER WENT TO LOOK FOR HIM, HE FOUND HIM BITTEN ON HIS UPPER BODY BY THE FAMILY'S FEMALE BULLMASTIFF.

15.  AUG 8, 2004 - OWENSBORO KY - 87 YR OLD, MARY DELACY,   WAS ATTACKED AND KILLED BY HER SON'S 6 PIT BULLS AT HIS HOME.  HER SON HAD BEEN MOWING AND HE FOUND HIS MOTHER AFTER THE ATTACK.

16.  SEP 2, 2004 - GREER SC - 19-MO-OLD ISAIAH CALANDIS SMITH WAS PLAYING IN THE YARD OF HIS NEW WOODRUFF RD HOME WHILE  HIS MOTHER WAS ON THE PORCH.  THE MOTHER SAID THE TODDLER RAN INTO HIS GRANDFATHER'S YARD NEXT DOOR WHERE 4 DOGS WERE CHAINED. ONE DOG, A LAB/PIT BULL MIX, ATTACKED HIM BITING HIM IN THE NECK AND HEAD.  THE CHILD BLED TO DEATH.

17.  OCT 4, 2004 - JACKSONVILLE FL - 5-WK-OLD INFANT, JOSE PIAZ, WAS MAULED TO DEATH BY ONE OF 3 DOGS BELONGING TO THE CHILD'S  GRANDPARENTS.  THE BABY WAS BEING DROPPED OFF TO SPEND THE DAY AND THE GRANDMOTHER LEFT THE ROOM FOR A MOMENT.  THE DOGS WERE DESCRIBED AS "MIXED TERRIERS".

18.  OCT 9, 2004 - TAMPA FL - 8-YR-OLD BOY, ANTON BROWN, WAS KILLED BY 2 PIT BULL TERRIERS THAT WERE BEING KEPT AT HIS HOME.  HE HAD TOLD A FRIEND THAT HE WAS AFRAID OF THEM BECAUSE THEY WERE ROUGH AND JUMPED ON HIM. HE WAS HOME WITH HIS 2 SISTERS AND WAS FEEDING THE DOGS IN THE BACK YARD,  NO ADULTS WERE AT HOME, WHEN THE MALE STARTED ATTACKING HIM AND THE FEMALE JOINED IN INFLICTING SEVERE MORTAL WOUNDS TO HIS HEAD, NECK, FACE, SHOULDERS, AND ARMS.

19.  DEC 9, 2004 - ORLANDO FL - A 4-YR-OLD BOY, MYLES LEAKES, DIED AFTER BEING MAULED BY AT LEAST ONE  PIT BULL IN A RELATIVES BACK YARD.  3 DOGS WERE PRESENT AND TESTS ARE BEING DONE ON ALL OF THEM.

20.  DEC 14, 2004 - SHORELINE PARK MS - A 1-MO-OLD GIRL, KAMRYN BILLINGSLEY,  WAS KILLED BY A PIT BULL MIX AS SHE WAS SLEEPING NEXT TO HER MOTHER.  THEY HAD SPENT THE NIGHT WITH A FRIEND AND WERE SLEEPING IN A SPARE BEDROOM ON A MATTRESS AND BOXSPRINGS ON THE FLOOR.  THE MOTHER WOKE UP AT 1 AM AND REALIZED THE INFANT WAS NOT IN THE BED...THE DOG HAD DRAGGED HER INTO THE LIVING ROOM.  THE BABY WAS DEAD BEFORE EMERGENCY PERSONNEL COULD ARRIVE.

21.  DEC 14, 2004 - SHOW LOW ARIZONA -  A 5-YR-OLD GIRL, ANNILEE MCKINNON, WAS PLAYING WITH CHILDREN IN THE FRONT YARD AT HER BIRTHPARENTS HOME WHEN 3 PIT BULL TYPE DOGS ATTACKED HER.  HER FATHER, TROY MCKINNON, RUSHED OUT AND PICKED HER UP AND RAN FOR HELP AS THE DOGS CONTINUED  TO LEAP AND SNAP AT THE CHILD.  SHE  DIED OF HEAD AND NECK INJURIES . THE DOGS WERE OWNED BY A NEIGHBOR AND HAD ATTACKED ANOTHER NEIGHBOR'S  DOG 2 WEEKS EARLIER.

22. DEC 28, 2004 - MONTGOMERY AL - 78-YR-OLD FLORENCE MORRIS WAS KILLED BY A NEPHEW'S PIT BULL THAT SHE WAS KEEPING IN HER BACK YARD.  SHE WENT OUT TO RAKE LEAVES AND HER HUSBAND FOUND HER LATER DEAD.

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