2006 dog bite fatality citations ::

Dog bite-related fatality citations are gathered through news reports at the time of the occurrence or located through Internet archival services. Copies of news articles are available upon request.

  • "Childress Baby Dies in Attack," NewsChannel 11, January 9, 2006 (www.kcdb.com)
  • "Boy, 7, Killed By Bull Mastiff In Lunenbur," CBS4 Boston, February 5, 2006
  • "Seven-Year-Old Boy Killed in Dog Attack," 7 News, February 6, 2006 (www.whdh.com)
  • Adrienne P. Samuels, "Lunenburg grieves for boy killed in dog attack," Boston.com, February 6, 2006 (www.boston.com)
  • Mary Jo Hill, "Attack occurred in house," Telegram & Gazette, Feburary 7, 2006 (www.telegram.com)
  • Aaron Wasserman, "Family mourns 'playful' child," Sentinel & Enterprise, February 7, 2006 (www.sentinelandenterprise.com)
  • Obituary, "Connor B. Lourens," Sentinel & Enterprise, February 7, 2006 (www.sentinelandenterprise.com)
  • "From Whalom Park to Fitchburg's budget," SentinelAndEnterprise.com, January 2, 2007 (www.sentinelandenterprise.com)
  • Dan Magazu, "Golf tournament keeps Lunenburg boy's memory fresh," Sentinel & Enterprise, July 18, 2009 (www.sentinelandenterprise.com)
  • "Ulm Boy Dies from Dog Mauling Injuries," Great Falls Tribune Online, February 24, 2006 (www.greatfallstribune.com)
  • Jared Miller, "Ulm boy dies after mauling," Great Falls Tribune, February 25, 2006 (www.greatfallstribune.com)
  • Jared Miller, "Common sense helps dogs, kids avoid tragedy," Great Falls Tribune, February 26, 2006 (www.greatfallstribune.com)
  • Jared Miller, "Ulm boy's parents discuss dog attack," Great Falls Tribune, March 1, 2006 (www.greatfallstribune.com)
  • "Pit Bulls Blamed In Davie Man's Death," WXII12, March 16, 2006
  • Associated Press, "Autopsy finds Mocksville man bled to death after dog attack," WWAY3, March 17, 2006 (www.wway3.com)
  • Kathy Chaffin, "Pit Bulls: Deadly Attack Renews Focus on Breed," The Salisbury Post, June 11, 2006 (www.salisburypost.com)
  • Kathy Chaffin, "Pit bulls: Attempt to help thirsty pet leaves man without thumb," The Salisbury Post, June 11, 2006 (www.salisburypost.com)
  • Michael Hewlett, "Dogs' owner pleads guilty in fatal attack," Winston-Salem Journal, January 30, 2008 (www.journalnow.com)
  • "A Davless County Toddler is Mauled to Death by his Uncle's Rottweiler," KQ2 News - KOTV St. Joseph, March 20, 2007
  • "Dog Attacks, Kills Jameson Boy, 3," The Kansas City Channel, March 21, 2006 (www.unchainyourdog.org)
  • "Guard Dogs Kill Man Who Jumps Business' Fence," NBC5.com, April 10, 2006 (www.nbc5.com)
  • Martin Salazar, "Dog Attack Kills Rio Arriba Man," Albuquerque Journal, May 4, 2006 (www.abqjournal.com)
  • "Mauling Victim Tried to Defend Himself," Santa Fe New Mexican, May 5, 2006
  • Mike Gisick and John Foster, "Gallina [NM] Man Killed by Pit Bull," Rio Grand Sun, May 6, 2006 (www.riograndsun.com)
  • "Dogs kill 60-year-old librarian on a walk," UPI, May 6, 2006 (www.upi.com)
  • "Dogs attack, kill elderly woman," Knox News, May 9, 2006 (www.freerepublic.com)
  • Travis Loller and Ailene Torres," The Tennessean, May 9, 2006 (www.tennessean.com)
  • Leon Alligood,"Dogs' owner may not face charges," The Tennessean, May 10, 2006 (www.tennessean.com)
  • Associated Press, "4 dogs being investigated in mauling of woman," Kentucky New Era, May 11, 2006 (news.google.com)
  • Leon Alligood, "Doctor's dogs ID'd in killing of woman," The Tennessean, June 2, 2006 (www.tennessean.com)
  • "Three dogs identified in killing of woman," Southern Standard, June 3, 2006 (www.iclassifiedsnetwork.com)
  • "2 dogs blamed in killing remain at home," Reposted on Blog, June 20, 2006 (www.breeddoghjhw.blogeasy.com)
  • "Dogs spared in case of attack on woman," The Paris Post Intelligencer, December 20, 2006 (www.parispi.net)
  • Hank Hays, "Tennessee Senator hopes to put some teeth into legislation on vicious dogs," TimesNews, February 26, 2007 (www.timesnews.com)
  • Dianna Acklen Act of 2007, Tennessee Legislature, May 30, 2007 (www.state.tn.us)
  • "Bobbie Dianna Smith Acklen," Find a Grave, October 16, 2009 (www.findagrave.com)
  • Ann Marimow and Joshua Partlow, "Mauling Suspected in Death: Pit Bull Likely Responsible for Man's Countless Bites," The Washington Post, May 11, 2006 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Kathryn Brown, "Details Emerge After Deadly Pit Bull Attack," WJZ News, May 12, 2006 (www.wjz.com)
  • Joshua Partlow, "Cut Artery Cited in Fatal Dog Attack," The Washington Post, May 12, 2006 (www.washingtonpost.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pack of pit bulls mauls, kills man in SoCal desert driveway," San Francisco Chronicle, June 13, 2006 (www.sfgate.com)
  • "Pack of pit bulls kills man in California desert home driveway," 8 News, June 15, 2006 (www.wric.coom)
  • Lisa McPheron, "Man is mauled to death by at least two pit bulls," The Press Entertainment, June 14, 2006 (www.pe.com)
  • Joe Nelson, "Pit bulls taken after fatal mauling," The Sun, June 14, 2006 (www.sbsun.com)
  • John McDonald, "Anaheim man killed by pit bulls in Phelan home," Orange County Register, June 14, 2006 (www.ocregister.com)
  • (Updated) John McDonald, "Anaheim man killed by pack of pit bulls in desert," Orange County Register, June 15, 2006 (www.ocregister.com)
NOTE: Victim's name also spelled as "Shawn Lee McCafferty."

  • Renee LaSalle, "Pit Bull Attack," WTOK News, June 17, 2006 (www.wtok.com)
  • Obituary, "Javlyin Jaynell Davale Anderson," Meridian Star, June 18, 2006 (www.meridianstar.com)
  • "15-Month-Old Killed by Family's Pit Bull," Clarion Ledger, June 20, 2006 (www.clarionledger.com)
  • Cathy Hayes, "Dog attack under investigation," Meridian Star, June 21, 2006 (www.meridianstar.com)
  • Chris Joyner, "Toddler killed by pit bull in Newton County," Clarion Ledger, Undated (www.clarionledger.com)
NOTE: Victim's name also spelled as "Javelin Anderson."

  • Associated Press, "Texas girl mauled to death by Rottweiler," Globe and Mail, June 24, 2006 (www.theglobeandmail.com)
  • Associated Press, "Rottweiler Kills 2-Year Old Girl in Texas," 6abc.com, June 25, 2006 (abclocal.go.com
  • Associated Press, "Two-year-old girl killed by dog suffered multiple injuries," Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (www.lubbockonline.com)
  • "Dog mauls to death 2-year-old El Paso girl," Amarillo Globe News, June 25, 2006 (www.amarillo.com)
  • Associated Press, "Toddler fatally mauled by tied-up Rottweiler," Desert News, June 25, 2006 (www.findarticles.com)
  • "Gemma Liliana Carlos: Funeral today for child mauled by dog," El Paso Times, June 27, 2006 (www.elpasotimes.com)
  • Associated Press, "Fatal mauling shows dangers of wolf-dog hybrids," 6 Action News, August 5, 2006 (www.abclocal.go.com)
  • Dan Nephin, "AP Enterprise: Fatal mauling shows dangers of wolf-dog hybrids," Centre Daily, August 6, 2006 (www.centredaily.com)
  • Lauren Hills, "Mon Co. Authorites: Dog Had to be Euthanized," WVNS 59 News, July 14, 2006 (www.wvnstv.com)
  • Lauren Hills, "Autopsy: Dog Caused Man's Death," WTRF Channel 7, July 17, 2006 (www.wtrf.com)
  • Brandy Brubaker, "Man died form a dog bite: Pet pit bull bit Coleman on throat, " Dominion Post, July 18, 2006 (www.dominionpost.com)
  • Ray Pedraza, "Toddler Killed by Family's Pt Bull," KGBT 4, July 26, 2006 (www.team4news.com)
  • Associated Press, "Toddler dies after dog attack in Hargill," The Dallas Morning News, July 26, 2006 (www.dallasnews.com)
  • Andres Martinez, "Family Mourns 3-Year-Old's Death," The Monitor, July 26, 2006 (www.themonitor.com)
  • "Toddler dies after being mauled by pit bull dog," The Facts, July 27, 2006 (www.thefacts.com)
  • Obituary, "Mariah M. Puga," Find a Grave, July 27, 2006 (www.findagrave.com)
NOTE: Victim's name also spelled as "Mireya Puga Davila" and "Mirella Puga."

  • "71-Year-Old Kansas City Woman Killed by Pit Bull," ABC News, July 28, 2006 (abcnews.go.com)
  • Robert Cronkleton, "Charges follow fatal dog attack," Kansas City News, July 29, 2006 (www.kansascity.com)
  • Associated Press, "Man makes court appearance in death," Columbia Daily Tribune, August 1, 2006 (archive.columbiatribune.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bull amnesty convinces some owners to abide by ban," Lawrence Journal-World, August 13, 2006 (www2.ljworld.com)
  • Associated Press, "Kansas City Man To Be Tried in Pit Bull Attack," WIBW, October 18, 2006 (www.wibw.com)
  • Robert A. Cronkleton, "Trial opens in case involving fatal dog [pit bull] attack," Kansas City Star, May 1, 2007 (www.freerepublic.com)
  • Robert A. Cronkleton, "Jury selection under way in case where pit bull attack killed KCK woman," Kansas City Star, May 1, 2007 (www.kansascity.com)
  • "Jurors fail to agree in pit bull attack case," Lawrence Journal-World, May 4, 2007 (news.google.com)
  • Associated Press, "Man will be tried again for dog attack," The Topeka-Capital-Journal, May 20, 2007 (www.cjonline.com)
  • Associated Press, "New Trial Starts in KCK Pit Bull Death," WIBW, April 1, 2008 (www.wibw.com)
  • Kevin Held, "Man Found Guilty of Manslaughter in Pit Bull Attack of Woman," KSDK.com, April 2, 2008 (archive.ksdk.com)
  • Dawn Bormann, "Man found guilty in pit bull attack case," Kansas City Star, April 2, 2008 (www.lakeexpo.com)
  • Associated Press, "Man guilty of manslaughter in pit bull attack," The Topeka-Capital-Journal, April 3, 2008 (www.cjonline.com)
  • "KCK Man Sentenced In Fatal Pit Bull Attack," KMBC-TV May 16, 2008 (www.kmbc.com)
  • State of Kansas v. Derrick Lee, Court of Appeals of the State of Kansas, June 10, 2011 (www.kscourts.org)
  • "KCK proposes removing ban on pit bulls," Wyandotte Daily, November 17, 2014 (www.wyandottedaily.com)
  • "Ban on pit bulls to be discussed at UG committee meeting tonight," Wyandotte Daily, November 17, 2014 (www.wyandottedaily.com)
  • Brendaliss Gonzalez, "Family'of'woman'mauled'by'pit'bull angry'as'commissioners'decide'on'lifting ban," KSHB, November 18, 2014 (www.kshb.com)
  • "UG Commission balks at lifting pit bull ban," Wyandotte Daily, December 4, 2014 (www.wyandottedaily.com)
  • Jim McLean, "Attempt To Lift Pit Bull Ban In Wyandotte County Fails," KCUR, December 5, 2014 (www.kcur.org)
  • Nick Sloan, "Pit bulls remain banned in KCK after 4-4 vote," The Kansas City Kansan, December 5, 2014 (www.kckansan.com)
  • "81-Year-Old Dies After Attack By Pit Bulls," WKMG Orlando, July 31, 2006 (www.local6.com)
  • Elain Aradillas, "81-year-old attacked by pit bulls dies," Orlando Sentinel, July 31, 2006 (www.orlandosentinel.com)
  • Elaine Aradillas, "Osceola man dies after dogs attack," Orlando Sentinel, August 1, 2006 (www.orlandosentinel.com)
  • "Pit Bull Owner Charged In Fatal Attack," WKMG Orlando, August 12, 2006 (www.local6.com)
  • "Coral Springs Woman Killed by Her Own Dog," Coral Springs, August 18, 2006 (www.coralsprings.com)
  • Antigone Barton, "Family dog kills owner in back yard in Broward," Palm Beach Post, August 19, 2006 (www.palmbeachpost.com)
  • Sallie James, Jennifer Gollan & Robert Nolin, "Mauling victim owned Presa Canario dog for protection," Sun-Sentinel.com, August 22, 2006 (www.Sun-Sentinel.com)
  • "Spur Man Mauled To Death by Dog," News Channel 11, August 29, 2006 (www.kcbd.com)
  • "Frank C. Baber: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice," Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, August 31, 2006 (www.lubbockonline.com)
  • Sofia Santana, "Police Say Boxer Killed Man Who Entered It's Dog Pen in South Dade," Sun-Sentinel, August 29, 2006 (www.redorbit.com)
  • "Boxer fatally mauls owner," Orlando Sentinal, August 30, 2006 (www.orlandosentinel.com)
  • Associated Press, "Man fatally mauled by his dog," Herald-Tribune, August 30, 2006 (www.heraldtribune.com)
  • Sofia Santana, "Dog Kills Man During Attack Inside Pen," Sun-Sentinel, August 30, 2006 (www.sun-sentinel.com)
  • Evan S. Benn and Breanne Gilpatrick, "Man's Death From Attack By Dog Is Investigated," The Miami Herald, August 30, 2006 (www.redorbit.com)
  • "Rottweiler Killed After Mauling 2-Year-Old," WRAL News, October 4, 2006 (www.wral.com)
  • "Rottweiler kills N.C. toddler," Times Wires, October 5, 2006 (www.sptimes.com)
  • Alex Dominguez, "Rottweiler fatally mauls US boy who wandered from grandparents," AP Worldstream, October 5, 2006
  • Nicholas Confessore, "Pit Bull in Rockland County Attacks 2 Women, Killing One," The New York Times, October 8, 2006 (www.nytimes.com)
  • Steve Lieberman, "Pit bull kills Airmont woman," The Journal News, October 8, 2006 (www.thejournalnews.com)
  • "Pit bull attack kills dog owner's friend," The Buffalo News, October 9, 2006 (www.buffalonews.com)
  • "Dog Attacks, Kills Man," Click2Houston, October 29, 2006 (www.click2houston.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bull kills Southwest Texas man in attack," News 8 Austin, October 30, 2006 (www.new8austin.com)
  • "Man killed by pit bull was looking to buy him," KHOU News, October 30, 2006 (www.khou.com)
  • Jamie Nash, "Investigation into pit bull attack continues," The Courier, October 31, 2006 (www.hcnonline.com)
  • Renee Lee, "Expert to evaluate dog that attacked, killed man," Houston Chronicle, October 31, 2006 (www.chron.com)
  • "Owner of deadly dog faces charges," Houston Chronicle, November 14, 2006 (www.chron.com)
  • "Dog attacks raise issues for lawmakers," Animal People, January, February 2007, (www.animalpeoplenews.org)
  • Renee Lee, "Owner of pit bull that killed man won't face charges: Montgomery County DA says he could not prove the animal was a threat," Houston Chronicle, May 3, 2007 (www.chron.com)
  • Associated Press, "Toddler Fatally Attacked by Family Dog," (message board), November 4, 2006 (www.wsfa.com)
  • Priya Aujla, "Toddler Killed In Dog Attack," WTVM 9, November 6, 2006, (www.wtvm.com)
  • "Dillion County Investigators Press Charges in Dog Mauling Case," SCNOW.com, November 8, 2006 (www.morningnews.com)
  • Associated Press, "Suspect in Dillon dog attack turns himself in," Palmetto Cops, November 11, 2006 (www.palmettocops.com)
  • "Dog Mauling Death Case Delayed," The Dillon Herald, February 26, 2008 (www.dillonheraldonline.com)
  • Patricia Burkett, "Trial date set in deadly dog mauling case," WBTW TV-13, April 29, 2008 (www.scnow.com)
  • "Trial begins for owner of deadly pitbulls involved in attack of child," WMBF News, January 26, 2009 (www.wmbfnews.com)
  • Jamie Rogers, "Prosecutor: Dogs killed boy out of hunger, not malice," SCNOW.com, January 26, 2009 (www.scnow.com)
  • Jamie Rogers, "Dillon man gets 5 years in fatal dog mauling case," SCNOW.com, January 30, 2009 (www.scnow.com)
  • "Collins Found Guilty Of All Charges In Dog Mauling Death Of 10-Year-Old," The Dillon Herald, January 30, 2009 (www.dillonheraldonline.com)
  • Betsy Finklea, "Trial Held In Dog Mauling Case," The Dillon Herald, February 3, 2009 (www.dillonheraldonline.com)
  • Jamie Rogers, "Bentley Collins’ dogs could be put down if not adopted," SCNOW.com, February 3, 2009 (www.scnow.com)
  • "Collins’ Attorney Files Appeal In Dog Mauling Case," The Dillon Herald, February 5, 2009 (www.dillonheraldonline.com)
  • Tonya Brown, "Appeal filed in dog mauling trial," CarolinaLive.com, February 5, 2009 (www.carolinalive.com)
  • Jody Barr, "Convicted Dillon dog owner transferred to state prison," SCNOW.com, February 6, 2009 (www.scnow.com)
  • Tonya Brown, "Dillon man convicted in death of 10 year old boy, granted new trial," CarolinaLive.com, February 15, 2012 (www.carolinalive.com)
  • "Verdict overturned in Dillon County fatal dog attack," SCNOW.com, February 15, 2012 (www.scnow.com)
  • Patricia Burkett, "Victim's mother reacts to overturned conviction in Dillon mauling case," SCNOW.com, February 16, 2012 (www.scnow.com)
  • Kimberly Ginfrida, "New trial no certainty in Dillon dog mauling," SCNOW.com, March 1, 2012 (www.scnow.com)
  • Associated Press, "Prosecutor: Photos essential in SC dog attack case," San Francisco Chronicle, April 15, 2014 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Associated Press, "SC High Court Reinstates Conviction In Dog Attack Case," WLTX 19, August 20, 2014 (www.wltx.com)
NOTE: Victim's name also spelled as "Matthew Davis."

  • Wendy Jeffcoat, "Dogs kill baby," TheTandD.com, November 5, 2014 (www.thetandd.com)
  • Stephanie Baker, "Pit bulls kill 1-year-old in Bamberg," WRDW.com, November 6, 2006 (www.wrdw.com)
  • "Sheriff: Pit bull mauled child to death in Bamberg," Island Packet, November 6, 2006 (www.islandpacket.com)
  • "Infant Allen Lorenzo Young — Bamberg," TheTandD.com, November 5, 2014 (www.thetandd.com)
  • "Across South Carolina," Augusta Chronicle, January 21, 2007 (chronicle.augusta.com)
  • "Family's Dogs Kill Toddler," Tucson News Now, November 7, 2006 (www.tucsonnewsnow.com)
  • Alexiz Huicochea, "Family dogs kill Tucson toddler: Southwest Side boy, 2, left alone in yard, fatally mauled by two Rottweilers," AZ Daily Star Net, November 7, 2006 (www.azstarnet.com)
  • David Teibel, "Dogs that killed toddler turned over to Animal Care," Tucson Citizen, November 7, 2006 (www.tucsoncitizen.com)
  • Suleika Acosta, "Boy Dies From Dog Mauling," Tucson News Now, November 8, 2006 (www.tucsonnewsnow.com)
  • Alexiz Huicochea, "Cop kills charging Rottweiler," AZ Daily Star Net, November 10, 2006 (www.azstarnet.com)
  • Dan Sorenson and Enric Volante, 'Pit bulls, Rottweilers inflict worst bites," AZ Daily Star Net, December 3, 2006 (www.azstarnet.com)
  • Josh Brodesky and Dale Quinn, "Officers lost track of parents of boy, 2, killed by dogs," AZ Daily Star Net, December 10, 2006 (www.azstarnet.com)
  • Damon Lawrence, "Pit bull found mauling man," Ledger Enquirer, November 9, 2006 (www.ledger-enquirer.com)
  • "Phenix City man apparently mauled to death by pit bull," The Decatur Daily, November 10, 2006 www.(decaturdaily.com)
  • Lily Gordon, "Police: Victim died in mauling: Investigators say man was alive prior to pit bull's attack," Columbus Ledger Enquirer, November 10, 2006 (www.ledger-enquirer.com)
  • Jewell Cardwell, "Mauling by dogs remains mystery: Akron man with broken leg dies after he's attacked in his basement," Akron Beach Journal, November 13, 2006
  • "Medical Examiner Says Man Killed By Dogs Was Accident," NewsNet5, November 13, 2006 (www.newsnet5.com)
  • Karen Farkas, "Man killed by dogs inside home defended them as he lay dying," Plain Dealer, November 14, 2006 (www.cleveland.com)
  • Anita Hassan And Salatheia Bryant, "Two Pit Bulls Kill Boy, 4, Near Home," Houston Chronicle, November 22, 2006 (www.chron.com)
  • Richard Vara, "'You Are Never Prepared,' Dog attack victim mourned," Houston Chronicle, November 25, 2006 (www.chron.com)
  • Amanda Villafranca, "Boy killed by dogs is buried by family / 100 relatives and friends grieve for 'Pitchy' Rios, 4," Houston Chronicle, November 26, 2006 (www.chron.com)
  • "Dog bites man / How many more people will be mauled or killed before officials take action against vicious dogs?" Houston Chronicle, November 27, 2006 (www.chron.com)
  • Salatheia Bryant, "PIT BULL ATTACK / Second dog tied to death put down / Investigators continue search to find the owner," Houston Chronicle, November 29, 2006 (www.chron.com)
  • Peggy Fikac, "Legislators want dog laws to bite as hard as they bark," Houston Chronicle, February 23, 2007 (www.chron.com)