2021 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.

  • Hampton County Sherrif's Office press release, The Hampton County Sherriff's Office, January 21, 2021 (facebook.com)
  • Nicholas Papadimas, "Hampton Co. child, 6, dies from dog attack," WCIV, January 21, 2021 (abcnews4.com)
  • "6-year-old boy attacked by dog in Hampton County dies," WSAV, January 21, 2021 (wsav.com)
  • "6-year-old boy attacked by dog in South Carolina dies," WJZY, January 21, 2021 (fox46.com)
  • Jake Shore, "Hampton County SC child, 6 year old, dead after dog attacks," Hilton Head Island Packet, January 21, 2021 (islandpacket.com)
  • Associated Press, "Child Attacked by Dog in SC Dies," US News, January 21, 2021 (usnews.com)
  • "6-year-old boy dies after being attacked by dog in Hampton Co.," WTOC, January 21, 2021 (wtoc.com)
  • "Child dies after dog attack," WJLC, January 21, 2021 (wjcl.com)
  • Funeral Services for Jayce Hatfield, GoFundMe, January 21, 2021 (gofundme.com)
  • Lydia Smith, "Dog Mauls to Death Six-year-old Boy in South Carolina," Newsweek, January 22, 2021 (newsweek.com)
  • Obituary, Cameron Hatfield of Brunson, South Carolina, Peeples-Rhoden Funeral Home (peeplesrhodenfuneralhome.com)
  • "More than $7,000 raised for funeral after young Hampton County boy is killed in dog attack," WJLC, January 25, 2021 (wjlc.com)
  • Christine Pelisek, "S.C. Boy, 6, Killed in Dog Attack Was 'Highly Intelligent, Funny and Always Full of Life'," People, January 26, 2021 (people.com)
  • "Dog euthanized following infant’s death," Nebraska Rural Radio Association, February 12, 2021 (ruralradio.com)
  • "Dog-related death of 1-month-old ruled accidental," News Channel Nebraska, February 12, 2021 (rivercounty.newschannelnebraska.com)
  • "One-month baby's death ruled as accident," KHGI, February 12, 2021 (foxnebraska.com)
  • Lorena Carmona, "Baby dies following attack by family dog," WKYT, February 12, 2021 (1011now.com)
  • Rebecca Speare-Cole, "Pet Bulldog Kills One-Month-Old Baby in Nebraska," Newsweek, February 15, 2021 (newsweek.com)
  • "Family dog attacks, kills 1-month-old baby in Nebraska," WFXT, February 15, 2021 (boston25news.com)
  • Associated Press, "Dog euthanized after Nebraska baby dies from head trauma," February 15, 2021 (journalstar.com)
  • Obituary for Dreka J. White, Dreka J. White Obituary (hlmkfuneral.com)
  • "Funeral Expenses For One Month Old Dreka White," GoFundMe, February 18, 2021 (gofundme.com)