2011 dog bite fatality citations ::

U.S. dog bite fatality citations are primarily gathered through news reports at the time of the attack. Copies of news reports are available upon request. Learn more about our data collection process.

  • Todd Hansen, "Colusa woman may have been killed by own dog," Appeal-Democrat, January 4, 2011 (www.appeal-demoncrat.com)
  • Dave Marquis, "Colusa woman killed in possible dog mauling," News10, January 5, 2011 (www.news10.net)
  • Todd Hansen, "Colusa woman was alive before dog mauling," Appeal-Democrat, January 5, 2011 (www.appeal-demoncrat.com)
  • Todd Hansen, "Colusa woman alive when pet mauled her," Appeal-Democrat, January 7, 2011 (www.appeal-demoncrat.com)
  • Chris Dyches, "Girl dies after pit bull attack, grandmother severely injured," WBTV.com. January 12, 2010 (www.wbtv.com)
  • "5-year-old dies from pit bull attack; grandmother injured," WCNC.com January 12, 2011 (www.wcnc.com)
  • "Police Promise Full Investigation After Deadly Pit Bull Attack On 5-Year-Old Girl," WSOCTV.com, January 12, 2011 (wsoctv.com)
  • Cleve R. Wootson, "US girl, 5, mauled to death by pit bulls," 9 News, January 13, 2011 (www.news.ninemsn.com)
  • "Could dog attack have been avoided?" Union Weekly County, January 14, 2011 (www.unionweeklycounty.com)
  • Chris Dyches, "Funeral planned Monday for girl killed in pit bull attack," WBTV.com. January 17, 2010 (www.wbtv.com)
  • Steve Lyttle, "Waxhaw panel will study dog control law," Charlotte Observer, January 19, 2011 (www.charlotteobserver.com)
  • Caryn Little, "Dog Owner Charged in Pit Bull Death," Fox Charlotte, January 26, 2011 (www.foxcharlotte.com)
  • "Family of 5-year-old killed by pit bulls gets $20K settlement," WCNC.com, February 8, 2012 (www.wcnc.com)
  • Mike Rosier, "Girl killed by pet dog," The Augusta Chronicle, January 24, 2011 (chronicle.augusta.com)
  • "SC girl killed by dog at grandfather's home," WISTV.com, January 24, 2011 (www.wistv.com)
  • "9-year-old Killed in Dog Attack," GWToday.com, January 24, 2011 (www.gwdtoday.com)
  • Coty McGinnis, "Nine-Year-Old Edgefield County Girl Killed By Family Dog," News Channel 6, January 24, 2011 (www2.wjbf.com)
  • Blayne Alexander, "9-year-old girl attacked, killed by family dog," WRDW, January 24, 2011 (www.wrdw.com)
  • Bianca Cain, "Funeral is today for girl killed by pet dog," The Augusta Chronicle, January 26, 2011 (chronicle.augusta.com)
  • "Man dies from dog attack in Pontotoc County," NEMS360.com, January 26, 2011 (www.nems360.com)
  • "Man Dies Following Pitbull Attack," WCBI.com, January 26, 2011 (www.wbci.com)
  • Danza Johnson, "Pit bulls kill Pontotoc County man," NEMS360.com, January 27, 2011 (www.nems360.com)
  • Danza Johnson, "No criminal charges against dogs' owner yet after pit bull attack," NEMS360.com, January 28, 2011 (www.nems360.com)
  • "Man’s death by pit bulls ruled accidental," NEMS360.com, January 31, 2011 (www.nems360.com)
  • "Pit bull owner charged," NEMS360.com, March 3, 2011 (www.nems360.com)
  • Patsy R. Brumfield, "Dog-mauling death trial expected to begin today in Pontotoc," Daily Journal, July 17, 2012 (www.djournal.com)
  • Patsy R. Brumfield, "Swanson pleads in Pontotoc County dog-mauling death," Daily Journal, July 17, 2012 (www.djournal.com)
  • "Man enters plea in fatal dog attack case," WAPT News, July 17, 2012 (www.djournal.com)
  • Tonya Brown, "One person killed in dog attack, another hurt," Carolina Live, February 17, 2011 (www.carolinalive.com)
  • "Police investigate apparent fatal dog attack," WMBFNews.com, February 17, 2011 (www.wmbfnews.com)
  • "Dogs Kill Woman, Owner Injured (with photos from the scene)," Dillon Herald Online, February 17, 2011 (www.dillonheraldonline.com)
  • "Deputies: 2 dogs fatally maul SC woman, hurt owner," FoxNews.com, February 18, 2011 (www.foxnews.com)
  • Alisha Laventure, "Family member speaks out after aunt mauled by dogs," Live5News.com, February 24, 2011 (www.live5news.com)
  • Fritz Kulg, "10-day-old baby boy dies after being mauled by family pit bull, Kalamazoo police say," Mlive.com, February 19, 2011 (www.mlive.com)
  • Fritz Kulg, "UPDATE: Police on scene where 10-day-old baby boy was mauled by pit bull, neighbor says mother came out of house screaming," Mlive.com, February 19, 2011 (www.mlive.com)
  • Lindsay Kus, "Police: No Negligence in Fatal Pit Bull Attack on Baby," Fox 17, February 19, 2011 (www.fox17online.com)
  • "Infant-killing pit bull euthanized," Wood 8 TV, February 21, 2011 (www.woodtv.com)
  • Fritz Kulg, "UPDATE: Mother was sleeping when pit bull attacked napping baby; police say no signs of negligence," Mlive.com, February 21, 2011 (www.mlive.com)
  • Rex Hall Jr., "Police report details fatal mauling of infant by pit bull in Kalamazoo," Kalamazoo Gazette, June 3, 2011 (www.mlive.com)
  • Jason Kristufek, "Girl Killed After Being Attacked By Two Dogs," KCRG-TV9, March 5, 2011 (www.kcrg.com)
  • Jillian Petrus, "Delaware County Town Still In Shock After Fatal Dog Attack," KCRG-TV9, March 6, 2011 www.kcrg.com)
  • Nicole Paseka, "Hopkinton grieves girl's death after dog attack," Des Moines Register, March 7, 2011 (www.desmoinesregister.com)
  • Nicole Paseka, "Register exclusive: Teen describes trying to rescue girl mauled by dogs," Des Moines Register, March 7, 2011 (www.desmoinesregister.com)
  • Dave Franzman, "Family of Child Killed in Hopkinton Dog Attack Speak Out," KCRG-TV9, March 7, 2011 (www.kcrg.com)
  • Nicole Paseka, "Funeral arrangements set for girl mauled by dog [photo of toddler]," Des Moines Register, March 8, 2011 (www.desmoinesregister.com)
  • Melissa Pinion-Whitt, "San Bernardino woman dies following dog attack," The San Bernardino Sun, March 9, 2011 (www.sbsun.com)
  • Nok-Noi Ricker, "Frankfort girl, 7 months, mauled to death by family’s Rottweiler," Bangor Daily News, April 13, 2011 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Abigail Curtis, "Frankfort girl, 7 months, mauled to death by family’s Rottweiler (modified)," Bangor Daily News, April 13, 2011 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • "Rottweiler blamed in Maine baby's death," The Kennebec Journal, April 13, 2011 (www.kjonline.com)
  • "Mom: Baby Attacked, Killed By Dog," WMTW.com, April 13, 2011 (www.wmtw.com)
  • Kate Collins, "Mother of child mauled by family dog arrested in connection with death," Bangor Daily News, July 14, 2011 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Heather Steeves, "Police say woman was drunk and high when dog killed her daughter," Bangor Daily News, July 16, 2011 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Abigail Curtis, "Mother whose baby was mauled to death by family dog released on bail," Bangor Daily News, July 18, 2011 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Abigail Curtis, "Frankfort mom of baby killed by family dog pleads guilty to misdemeanor, gets three months," Bangor Daily News, December 18, 2012 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Tom Groening, "Frankfort woman whose dog killed baby arrested again," Bangor Daily News, January 25, 2013 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Abigail Curtis, "Mother of Frankfort baby killed by dog to spend 90 days in jail," Bangor Daily News, February 6, 2013 (www.bangordailynews.com)
  • Marsha Miller, "Local man killed in pit bull attack," The Daily Ardmoreite, April 24, 2011 (www.ardmoreite.com)
  • Gan Matthews, "Pit Bull Attack Kills Carter County Man," News9.com, April 25, 2011 (www.newson6.com)
  • Luke Small, "Neighborhood Speaks Out After Dog Attack," KTEN.com, April 25, 2011 (www.kten.com)
  • Obituary, "Virgil Anthony ‘Tony’ Cantrell," The Ardmoreite, April 24, 2011 (www.ardmoreite.com)
  • Marsha Miller, "Felony charges filed against Ardmore couple," The Daily Ardmoreite, May 8, 2011 (www.ardmoreite.com)
  • "Couple charged in fatal Ardmore dog mauling," KXII.com, May 12, 2011 (www.kxii.com)
  • Marsha Miller, "Couple guilty in dog mauling death," The Daily Ardmoreite, September 28, 2011 (www.ardmoreite.com)
  • "Ardmore couple convicted in dog mauling death," KXII.com, September 30, 2011 (www.kxii.com)
  • Associated Press, "Ardmore couple convicted in dog mauling death," NewsOK, September 30, 2011 (www.newsok.com)
  • Marsha Miller, "Jury term begins Monday in district court," The Daily Ardmoreite, August 12, 2012 (www.ardmoreite.com)
  • "Woman mauled to death by pit bulls in New Mexico," Reuters, April 25, 2011 (www.reuters.com)
  • Joe Vigil, "Woman mauled to death by pit bulls in New Mexico," KOB.com, April 25, 2011 (www.kob.com)
  • Mara Gay, "Woman Mauled to Death by Pit Bulls in Truth or Consequences, NM," AOL News, April 26, 2011 (www.aolnews.com)
  • Joe Vigil, "4 dogs fatally maul Truth or Consequences woman," KOB.com, April 26, 2011 (www.kob.com)
  • Michael Sheridan, "Pack of pit bulls kill woman, Margaret Salcedo, in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico: cops," The Daily News, April 16, 2011 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • Sue Major Holmes, "New Mexico woman killed in attack by 4 dogs," Associated Press, April 26, 2011 (www.msnbc.com)
  • Jill Galus, "Woman Mauled to Death by Pit Bulls," KVIA.com, April 26, 2011 (www.kvia.com)
  • Cesar Rodriguez, "T or C Residents Demand Justice in Fatal Dog Mauling," KVIA, July 18, 2011 (www.kvia.com)
  • Ashley Meeks, "DA to discuss findings in dog attack," Las Cruces Sun-News, September 24, 2011 (www.lcsun-news.com)
  • Olivier Uyttebrouck, "No Charges Filed In Fatal Dog Mauling," ABQ Journal Online, September 29, 2011 (www.abqjournal.com)
  • Tracy Dingmann, "TorC dog owners charged with five felonies in woman's mauling death," KOB.com, October 18, 2011 (www.kob.com)
  • Rene Romo, "Couple Charged In Dog Mauling," ABQ Journal, October 19, 2011 (www.abqjournal.com)
  • Ashley Meeks, "Dog owners jailed in fatal Easter mauling," October 19, 2011 (www.scsun-news.com)
  • "Couple to appear in court after dog mauling death," KOAT, April 4, 2012 (www.koat.com)
  • "Pit bull owner put on tighter leash," KOAT, May 31, 2012 (www.koat.com)
  • John Hardiman pleads no contest to involuntary manslaughter, Mew Mexico Courts Case Lookup, August 15, 2012 (caselookup.nmcourts.gov)
  • Maria A. Hardiman pleads no contest to multiple charges, Mew Mexico Courts Case Lookup, August 15, 2012 (caselookup.nmcourts.gov)
  • Obituary, "Margaret Ann Salcedo," Tributes.com, Undated (www.tributes.com)
  • David Chiu, "Boy Mauled To Death by Pit Bull in Brooklyln," NBC New York, May 28, 2011 (www.nbcnewyork.com)
  • Pearl Gabel and Joe Kemp, "Brooklyn boy mauled to death inside his apartment by 'violent' pit bull, chaotic scene follows," Daily News, May 28, 2011 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • Jennifer Madison, "‘He ate my baby!’ Mother watches in horror as family’s pet dog mauls her four-year-old son to death ," Daily Mail, May 28, 2011 (www.dailymail.com.uk)
  • Larry Celona, Aaron Feis and Daniel Edward Rosen, "Brooklyn boy killed by family dog," New York Post, May 28, 2011 (www.nypost.com)
  • Henrick Karoliszyn, Pearl Gabel and Joe Kemp, "Brooklyn boy mauled to death inside his apartment by 'violent' pit bull, chaotic scene follows," Daily News, May 28, 2011 (www.nydailynews.com) - 12:04pm update
  • Kevin Sheehan, Doug Auer and Candice M. Goive, "Dad bragged about dog that killed kid," New York Post, May 28, 2011 (www.nypost.com) - 3:49pm
  • Al Baker and Tim Stelloh, "Boy, 4, Is Mauled to Death by Dog in Brooklyn Home," New York Times,May 28, 2011 (www.nytimes.com)
  • Associated Press, "Boy, 4, Mauled To Death By Pit Bull In NYC," Official Wire, May 28, 2011 (www.officialwire.com)
  • Ruschell Boone, "NY1 Exclusive: Brooklyn Mom Breaks Silence In Fatal Dog Attack," NY1.com, May 29, 2011 (www.ny1.com)
  • Joe Jackson, Ben Chapman, Henrick Karoliszyn and Larry McShane, "Mutt that mauled 4-year-old to death was trained to kill by dead child's stepdad," Daily News, May 29, 2011 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • "Killer dog 'scared neighbours and ate family's pet rabbit before it ripped throat of young boy,'" Daily Mail, May 29, 2011 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Kevin Sheehan, Doug Aure and Candice M. Goive, "Beau's deadly kennel, New York Post, May 29, 2011 (www.nypost.com)
  • Michael Daly, 'Neighbors' premonitions of doom became reality after 'monster dog' rips apart little boy," Daily News, May 29, 2011 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • Henrick Karoliszyn, "Tot mauled to death by pooch was often alone with killer dog, neighbors say," Daily News, May 30, 2011 (www.nydailynews.com)
  • "Children’s Services To Probe Death Of Brooklyn 4-Year-Old Killed By Dog," CBS New York, June 1, 2011 (www.newyork.cbslocal.com)
  • Jonas Beals, "DID MAN'S DOGS KILL HIM?" The Free Lance-Star, June 13, 2011 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Jonas Beals, "Police: Dog killed man," The Free Lance-Star, June 13, 2011 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • Keith Epps, "Dog blamed for owner's death," The Free Lance-Star, June 14, 2011 (www.fredericksburg.com)
  • "Teenager finds his father in blood-spattered living room mauled to death by his pet pit bull," Daily Mail, June 15, 2011 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • "Hawthorne Man Severely Injured by Dogs," Putnam County Sherrif's Office, June 6, 2011 (www.pcso.us)
  • Cindy Swirko, "Hawthorne man badly mauled by neighbor's dogs," Gainsville.com, June 10, 2011 (www.gainsville.com)
  • "Next 48 hours critical for dog attack victim," WTEV, June 12, 2011 (www.actionnewsjax.com)
  • "Friends: Man May Not Survive Dog Attack," News4Jax.com, June 12, 2011 (www.news4jax.com)
  • Dana Treen and Jim Schoetter, "Prior dog bites and dog fight at home where Hawthorne man mauled by pit bulls," The Florida Times Union, June 12, 2011 (www.jacksonville.com)
  • Julie Martin, "Officials probe Hawthorne pit bull attack," Palatka Daily News, June 15, 2011 (www.palatkadailynews.com)
  • Cindy Swirko, "Man, 74, dies days after being mauled by dogs," Gainsville.com, June 15, 2011 (www.gainsville.com)
  • "Pit bull attack victim dies," WTEV, June 15, 2011 (www.actionnewsjax.com)
  • Jim Schoetter, "Putnam County man mauled by pit bulls dies," The Florida Times Union, June 15, 2011 (www.jacksonville.com)
  • "Mother and son charged in connection with pit bull attack on Putnam County man," The St. Augustine Record, November 16, 2011 (www.staugustine.com)
  • Cindy Swirko, "Two indicted in fatal dog mauling case near Hawthorne," Gainsville.com, November 16, 2011 (www.gainsville.com)
  • Dana Treen, "2 indicted in dog-mauling death of Putnam County man in June," The St. Augustine Record, November 16, 2011 (www.staugustine.com)
  • Drew Dixon, "Owner of Putnam pitbulls that killed elderly man pleads guilty to 4 charges," The Florida Times Union, March 28, 2012 (www.jacksonville.com)
  • Associated Press, "VIRGINIA: Infant dies after relative's dog bites him," Delmarvanow.com, June 30, 2011 (www.selmaranow)
  • Jon Burkett, "Six-month-old boy bitten by dog dies," June 30, 2011 (www.wtvr.com)
  • Tara Morgan, "Chesterfield police reveal new details in death of baby," NBC 12, June 30, 2011 (www.nbc12.com)
  • Mark Bowes and Bill McKelway, "6-month-old boy dies after being bitten by dog in Chesterfield," Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 30, 2011 (www2.timesdispatch.com)
  • "Dog that killed baby came from abuse case in Ga.," NBC 12, July 1, 2011 (www.nbc12.com)
  • Bill McKelway, "Investigation continues in fatal dog attack in Chesterfield," Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 1, 2011 (www2.timesdispatch.com)
  • Angela Pellerano, "Hundreds pray for dog that killed a child," July 8, 2011 (www.wtvr.com)
  • Nick Dutton, "Source: Six-month-old died from single dog bite," July 8, 2011 (www.wtvr.com)
  • Obituary, "Salvador Miguel Cotto," Seattle Times, July 10, 2011 (www.legacy.com)
  • "Medical Examiner Rules Baby's Death Accidental," Richmond.com, July 12, 2011 (www.richmond.com)
  • Mark Bowes, "No charges in death of infant bitten by dog," Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 14, 2011 (www2.timesdispatch.com)
  • Michael Paul Williams, "Williams column: Outrage over euthanized dog misplaced," Richmond Times-Dispatch, July 15, 2011 (www2.timesdispatch.com)
  • Lynne Terry, "Family dog kills 11-month-old during July 4th gathering in Nehalem," The Oregonian, July 5, 2011 (www.oregonlive.com)
  • Lynne Terry, "Family gathering in Nehalem ends in tragedy when dog kills baby," The Oregonian, July 5, 2011 (www.oregonlive.com)
  • Bill Roberson (submitter), "Deputies: Family's bulldog mauls toddler to death," Oregon City KATU, July 5, 2011 (oregoncity.katu.com)
  • Michael Rollins, "Bulldog kills baby, injures 3 in Nehalem," KGW.com, July 5, 2011 (www.kgw.com)
  • "FAMILY DOG KILLS 1-YEAR OLD BOY AT HOLIDAY GET TOGETHER," Sky Valley Chronicle, July 6, 2011 (www.skyvalleychronicle.com)
  • Fiona Roberts, "American bulldog mauls baby boy to death just three days before his first birthday," Daily Mail, July 6, 2011 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Lilian Kim, "Pregnant woman mauled to death by family pit bull," KGO-TV, August 11, 2011 (abclocal.go.com)
  • "Pit Bull Kills Pregnant Pacifica Woman," NBC Bay Area, August 12, 2011 (www.nbcbayarea.com)
  • Joshua Melvin, "Pregnant woman fatally mauled by her own pit bull in Pacifica," Mercury News, August 12, 2011 (www.mercurynews.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pregnant woman killed in pit bull attack," KEPRTV.com, August 12, 2011 (www.keprtv.com)
  • Joshua Melvin and Lisa Fernandez, "Pit bull mauling of pregnant Pacifica woman remains a mystery," Mercury News, August 12, 2011 (www.mercurynews.com
  • Justin Berton and Kevin Fagan," Pacifica tragedy renews pit-bull debate," San Francisco Chronicle, August 12, 2011 (www.sfgate.com)
  • Dan Schreiber, "Fatal Pacifica dog attack dredges up questions over pit bulls," The Examiner, August 14, 2011 (www.sfexaminer.com)
  • Lisa Fernandez, "Bite experts conclude pit bull 'Gunner' sole attacker of Pacifica woman," Mercury News, August 15, 2011 (www.mercurynews.com)
  • Camden Swita, "Female Pit Bull Released to Husband of Mauling Victim," MillbraePatch, August 16, 2011 (millbrae.patch.com)
  • "Pregnant woman mauled to death by family pit bull was in campaign group arguing that the animals are safe," Daily Mail, August 18, 2011 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • Damien Fletcher, "Pregnant woman who campaigned to show pit bulls are not dangerous is mauled to death by pet pit bull," Mirror, August 19, 2011 (www.mirror.co.uk)
  • Joshua Melvin, "Probe into Pacifica dog mauling rules out murder," Mercury News, October 6, 2011 (www.mercurynews.com
  • "Yakima could revisit pit bull ban, dangerous dogs law," Yakima Herald Republic, November 13, 2013 (www.yakimaherald.com)
  • Leah Randazzo, "Child Killed by Rottweiler in Ozark," KFSM, August 12, 2011 (www.5newsonline.com)
  • Associated Press, " Dog jumps fence, kills 4-year-old Arkansas boy," KAIT 8, August 12, 2011 (www.kait8.com)
  • Leah Randazzo & Heather Lewis, "Child Killed by Rottweiler in Ozark," KFSM, August 13, 2011 (www.5newsonline.com)
  • "Police: 4-Year-Old Killed By Rottweiler," 4029 TV, August 13, 2011 (www.4029tv.com)
  • "No Charges Likely In Fatal Dog Attack," 4029 TV, August 16, 2011 (www.4029tv.com)
  • Lindsey Tugman, "James Dowling dies after Rottweiler attack," Todays THV, August 17, 2011 (www.todaysthv.com)
  • "Officials Identify Arkansas Boy Killed By Dog," 4029 TV, August 18, 2011 (www.4029tv.com)
  • "Life-threatening injuries for Tucson man attacked by own pit bull," Arizona Daily Star, August 3, 2011 (www.azstarnet.com)
  • "Man bit in neck by his dog; suffers life-threatening injuries," KOLD, August 3, 2011 (www.kold.com)
  • Som Lisaius, "Dog attack victim goes through two surgeries, dozens of pints of blood," KOLD, August 4, 2011 (www.kold.com)
  • Craig Smith, "Pit bull attack victim clings to life. Dog will be destroyed," KGUN9, August 5, 2011 (www.kgun9.com)
  • Sono Wasu, "Son of dog-attack victim: 'I'm going to euthanize the dog'," KOLD, August 5, 2011 (www.kold.com)
  • "Family speaks out as victim recovers from being mauled by his own dog," KVOA, August 5, 2011 (www.kvoa.com)
  • Jessica Chapman, "Pit bull owners speak out, defending dogs," KGUN9, August 6, 2011 (www.kgun9.com)
  • "Southern Arizona Red Cross needs blood," Fox 11, August 8, 2011 (www.fox11az.com)
  • Jessica Chapman, "Pit bull attack victim now an amputee," KGUN9, August 14, 2011 (www.kgun9.com)
  • "Pit bull attack victim loses left arm," KOLD, August 14, 2011 (www.kold.com)
  • "Pit bull attack victim dies," KVOA, August 23, 2011 (www.kvoa.com)
  • Claire Doan, "Hundreds remember, celebrate life of pit bull victim," KGUN9, August 27, 2011 (www.kgun9.com)
  • Alexandra Wigglesworth, "Carmen Ramos: Deadly pit bulls had troubled home," Metro.us, August 31, 2011 (www.metro.us.)
  • Allison Steele, "Husband says couple's 5 pit bulls mauled his wife to death," Philly.com, September 1, 2011 (www.philly.com)
  • Todd Quinones, "Philadelphia Dog Mauling Spawns Investigation Into Animal Control," CBS Philly, September 1, 2011 (Philadelphia.cbslocal.com)
  • Regina Medina, "Son blames PSPCA for death," Philly.com, September 1, 2011 (www.philly.com)
  • Dan Stamm, Kelly Bayliss and Elyse Madison, "Woman Mauled by Pit Bulls: Medical Examiner," NBC Philadelphia, September 2, 2011 (www.nbcphiladelphia.com)
  • Robert Moran, "Woman was killed by dogs, autopsy finds," Philly.com, September 2, 2011 (www.philly.com)
  • "5 dogs removed from home when NC infant dies after attack," WECT.com, August 31, 2011 (www.wmbfnews.com)
  • "9-Day-Old Dies After Dog Attack in NC," WGHP-TV, August 31, 2011 (www.myfox8.com)
  • "Investigators release few details about 9-day-old mauled by dog," WWAY3, September 1, 2011 (www.wwaytv3.com)
  • "Newborn's father was in jail when dogs killed child in Bladen County," Fay Observer, September 2, 2011 (www.fayobserver.com)
  • "Family of baby killed by dogs devastated by loss," WWAY3, September 2, 2011 (www.wwaytv3.com)
  • "Funeral held Thursday for baby killed in dog attack," WTOC, September 3, 2011 (www.wtoc.com)
  • Nancy McCleary, "Bladen DA: Dog mauling death took toll on investigators," Fay Observer, September 19, 2011 (www.fayobserver.com)
  • Marissa Jasek, "FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: DA called special Grand Jury to indict mother of baby mauled," WWAY3, September 19, 2011 (www.wwaytv3.com)
  • Nancy McCleary, "Bladen DA: Dog mauling death took toll on investigators," Fay Observer, September 19, 2011 (www.fayobserver.com)
  • "Grandfather charged with involuntary manslaughter in Bladen County dog mauling case," Fay Observer, September 22, 2011 (www.fayobserver.com)
  • Caitlin Dineen, "Charges dropped in Bladen County child death by dog mauling," Fay Observer, January 23, 2013 (www.fayobserver.com)
  • Hasti Taghi, "Infant Killed By Family Dog," Click2Houston.com, September 4, 2011 (www.click2houston.com)
  • Anita Hassan, "Dog attack injures newborn in NW Harris," Houston Chronicle., September 4, 2011 (www.chron.com)
  • "13-day-old baby killed in attack by family dog," KHOU.com, September 4, 2011 (www.khou.com)
  • Samica Knight, "Newborn killed by dog in Cypress," ABC 13, September 4, 2011 (abclocal.go.com)
  • "Dog Mauling," KIAH, September 4, 2011 (www.39online.com)
  • Alexander Supgul, "Baby Fatally Mauled by Pit Bull Dog," My Fox Houston, September 4, 2011 (www.myfoxhouston.com)
  • Hallie Jordan and Anita Hassan, "Newborn dead after family dog attacks," Houston Chronicle, September 5, 2011 (www.chron.com)
  • Mike Morris, "Authorities identify newborn killed by dog," Houston Chronicle, September 5, 2011 (www.chron.com)
  • "Newborn Was Alone in the Room When Attacked By Family Dog," International Business Times, September 5, 2011 (www.ibtimes.com)
  • Damali Keith, "Expert Warns of Baby-Dog Interaction," My Fox Houston, September 5, 2011 (www.myfoxhouston.com)
  • Hasti Taghi, "Pit Bull Quarantined After Baby Killed," Click2Houston.com, September 5, 2011 (www.click2houston.com)
  • Cindy Horswell, "Grandmother of toddler killed by pit bull hospitalized for shock," Houston Chronicle, January 17, 2012 (www.chron.com)
  • "Toddler Killed in Dog Attack," NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth, June 16, 2012 (www.nbcdfw.com)
  • Delania Trigg, "Woman dies in possible dog attack," Gainesville Daily Register, September 19, 2011 (www.gainesvilleregister.com)
  • "Valley View woman killed in dog attack," KXII.com, September 20, 2011 (www.kxii.com)
  • Obituary, "Donna Harmon Conrad," DentonRC.com, October 14, 2011 (www.dentonrc.com)
  • Jacquie Slater, "Toddler Killed in Pit Bull Attack," NBC Connecticut, September 30, 2011 (www.nbcconnecticut.com)
  • Susan Misur, "Pit bulls kill toddler in West Haven," New Haven Register, September 30, 2011 (www.registercitizen.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dogs fatally attack Connecticut toddler," Houston Chronicle, October 1, 2011 (www.chron.com)
  • "Pit bulls fatally maul Conn. toddler," UPI.com, October 1, 2011 (www.upi.com)
  • "UPDATE: Aunt of toddler killed in West Haven pit bull attack claims the dogs had no history of aggression," New Haven Register, October 1, 2011 (www.nhregister.com)
  • "Death of girl killed by pit bulls in West Haven accidental, medical examiner says (video)," New Haven Register, October 4, 2011 (www.shorelinetimes.com)
  • "Pit bulls' killing of Fairfield toddler an accident, state rules," ctpost.com, October 4, 2011 (www.ctpost.com)
  • Obituary, "Nevaeh Angel Bryant," ctpost.com, October 4, 2011 (www.ctpost.com)
  • Anne M. Amato, "Family of baby killed by pit bulls had history of tragedies," ctpost.com, October 4, 2011 (www.ctpost.com)
  • Susan Misur, "Owner of pit bulls involved in fatal attack also had trouble with previous pooch," New Haven Register, October 6, 2011 (www.middletownpress.com)
  • "West Haven Woman Charged In Pit Bull Mauling Death of 20-Month-Old," Hartford Courant, December 22, 2011 (www.courant.com)
  • "Aunt of mauled infant arrested," Connecticut Post, December 22, 2011 (www.ctpost.com)
  • Amanda Pinto, "West Haven woman arrested for September dog mauling incident that killed toddler (updated)," The Middletown Press, December 23, 2011 (www.middletownpress.com)
  • Susan Misur, "West Haven pit bull owner gets no jail time in fatal mauling of toddler," New Haven Register, October 17, 2012 (www.middletownpress.com)
NOTE: Victim's name also identified as "Nevaeh Leonard."
  • Travis Ruiz, "Amarillo newborn killed by Pitbull/Mastiff mix," ConnectAmarillo.com, October 3, 2011 (www.connectamarillo.com)
  • Travis Ruiz, " Officials: Mom asleep on couch when infant killed by family dog," ConnectAmarillo.com, October 4, 2011 (www.connectamarillo.com)
  • Aziza Musa, "Mom unsure how pit bull grabbed baby," Amarillo.com, October 4, 2011 (www.amarillo.com)
  • Angelina Perez, " Update: Family speaks out about newborn baby's death," News Channel 10, October 5, 2011 (www.newschannel10.com)
  • "South Houston Woman, 71, Attacked by Pit Bull Dogs," Click2Houston.com, November 11, 2011 (www.click2houston.com)
  • "South Houston woman attacked by pit bulls dies," Click2Houston.com, November 15, 2011 (www.click2houston.com)
  • "Charges unlikely in fatal pit bull attack," Click2Houston.com, November 16, 2011 (www.click2houston.com)
  • Obituary, "Edna Dyson," Houston Chronicle, November 21, 2011 (www.chron.com)
  • Cindy Horswell, "Grandmother of toddler killed by pit bull hospitalized for shock," Houston Chronicle, January 17, 2012 (www.chron.com)
  • Dyson v. Dolores Garcia and Adrian Garcia, Harris County District Court, April 17, 2012
  • Sophia Vorayong, "White County man killed by pet pit bull," Journal and Courier, December 7, 2011 (www.jconline.com)
  • "Dog kills owner in White County home," WISHTV, December 7, 2011 (www.wisthtv.com)
  • Associated Press, "Pit bull mauls man to death in home," WANE, December 7, 2011 (www.wane.com)
  • Associated Press, "Indiana man killed by his own pit bull," Local 12," WKRC-TC, December 8, 2011 (www.local12.com)
  • Dustin Kass, "Coroner: Local man killed by pet pit bull," December 9, 2011 (www.pharostribune.com)
  • Bob Scott, "Man killed by dog was always 'upbeat,' sister says," Journal and Courier, December 10, 2011 (www.jconline.com)
  • Associated Press, "Man killed by pit bull had dog for years," WISHTV, December 10, 2011 (www.wisthtv.com)
  • "Pit bull owner attacked by own dogs in Rockford," Rockford Register Star, November 18, 2011 (www.rrstar.com)
  • "Woman Dies Following November Dog Attack/Seizure," WIFR.com, December 7, 2011 (www.wifr.com)
  • Associated Press, "Rockford woman dies after dog mauling," The Republic, December 7, 2011 (www.therepublic.com)
  • Mike Costello, "Woman attacked by dogs dies from injuries," WREX, December 7, 2011 (www.wrex.com)
  • Jeff Kolkey, "Animal Services: Pit bulls attacked Rockford woman," Rockford Register Star, December 7, 2011 (www.rrstar.com)
  • "Woman dies from Lowndes dog attack," The Valdosta Daily Times, December 8, 2011 (www.valdostadailytimes.com)
  • Jade Bulecza, "Woman dies after dog attack," WALB, December 8, 2011 (www.walb.com)
  • "Pit bull attacks and kills woman," The Valdosta Daily Times, December 8, 2011 (www.valdostadailytimes.com)
  • "Valdosta woman dies after dog attack," WCTV-TV, December 9, 2011 (www.wctv.com)
  • (Updated) "Valdosta woman dies after dog attack," WCTV-TV, December 10, 2011 (www.wctv.com)
  • Jade Bulecza, "Woman mauled by dog is laid to rest," WALB, December 12, 2011 (www.walb.com)
  • Jason Wyno, "A Big Thank You - Misti Mae Wyno Blood and Toy Drive," Madison County Carrier, December 5, 2012 (ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu)
  • Rose Klein, "Misti Mae Wyno Blood and Toy Drive Set for Saturday," Madison County Carrier, December 4, 2013 (ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu)
  • Adam Floyd, "Suit filed in case of woman killed by dog," The Valdosta Daily Times, December 14, 2013 (www.valdostadailytimes.com)
  • Obituary, "Misti Mae Wyno," McLane Funeral Services, Undated (mclanefuneralservices.com)
  • John Stevens, "Woman, 75, loses leg and has heart attack after she's mauled by neighbour's dogs - and she may lose other leg and an arm," MailOnline, June 20, 2011 (www.dailymail.co.uk)
  • "Emako Mendoza Critical After Potomac Street Pit Bull Dog Attack," San Diego News, June 20, 2011 (sandiego.localtiger.com)
  • "Elderly Woman Loses Leg In Pit Bull Attack," CBS Los Angeles, June 21, 2011 (losangeles.cbslocal.com)
  • Pauline Repard, "Mauled woman's husband glad of arrests," Sign on San Diego, June 29, 2011 (www.signonsandiego.com)
  • "Women charged with felonies in dog mauling," KSWB-TV, June 30, 2011 (www.fox5sandiego.com)
  • "No Contact Ordered For Women Accused In Pit Bull Attack," 10News.com, July 6, 2011 (www.10news.com)
  • "Mother, Daughter to Stand Trial in Pit Bull Attack," NBC San Diego, September 10, 2011 (www.nbcsandiego.com)
  • "Woman, 76, Viciously Mauled In June Pit Bull Attack Dies," 10News.com, December 27, 2011 (www.10news.com)
  • Sarah Grieco, "Pit Bull Victim Dies From Injuries," NBC San Diego, December 27, 2011 (www.nbcsandiego.com)
  • "Coroner: Woman died of injuries sustained in pit bull attack," KFBM, December 29, 2011 (www.cbs8.com)
  • Michelle Wayland, "New Charges Filed in Pit Bull Attack," NBC San Diego, January 18, 2012 (www.nbcsandiego.com)
  • Greg Moran, "Trial ordered in fatal pit bull attack," UT San Diego, April 23, 2012 (www.utsandiego.com)
  • "Judge orders trial for women accused in fatal pit bull attack" KFBM, April 23, 2012 (www.cbs8.com)
  • "Lawyer: Dogs who killed elderly woman had violent past," KSWB-TV, January 28, 2013 (www.fox5sandiego.com)
  • "Prosecutor: Owners of pit bulls that attacked elderly neighbor knew dogs were dangerous," 10News.com, January 29, 2013 (www.10news.com)
  • Kristina Davis, "Testimony begins in fatal pit bull mauling trial," January 29, 2013 (www.utsandiego.com)
  • "Mother and daughter found guilty in fatal pit-bull attack," Los Angeles Times, February 11, 2013 (latimesblogs.latimes.com)
  • "Woman convicted in fatal pit bull attack sentenced," 10News.com, March 11, 2013 (www.10news.com)
  • "Pit Bull Owner Sentenced in Fatal Attack," NBC San Diego, March 11, 2013 (www.nbcsandiego.com)
  • "Mother convicted in fatal pit bull attack dies," KSWB-TV, March 19, 2013 (www.fox5sandiego.com)
  • Unpublished Opinion, Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, The People v. Carla Ramirez Cornelio, December 26, 2014
  • Allison Ash, "Paradise Hills woman convicted in fatal 2010 pit bull attack wins appeal," 10News.com, December 29, 2014 (www.10news.com)
  • Kristina Davis, "New sentence ordered in dog maul death," December 30, 2014 (www.utsandiego.com)
  • Teri Figueroa, "Owner of dog in mauling out of custody," April 9, 2015 (www.utsandiego.com)
  • "Mable Harrison M McCallister Obituary," Heartfelt Connections, January 1, 2012 (www.heartfeltconnections.net)
  • Gordon Boyd, "Neighbors split over pit bull's fate; owner's mother dies after being bitten," WCRB-TV, January 3, 2012 (www.wrcbtv.com)
  • Obituary, "Mable Harrison McCallister," Chattanoogan.com, January 3, 2012 (www.chattanoogan.com)