2016 Pit Bull Fatality: Susan Shawl

August 2016
Susan Shawl, 60
Fatal pit bull attack

The victim who was fatally attacked by her two family pit bulls has been identified as Susan Shawl, 60. The two family pit bulls belonged to Susan Shawl’s son, Richard Shawl, 36, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reports. Family friends say the victim’s husband passed away as recently as July. The son has surrendered the two pit bulls to be euthanized. – CBS denver
Conifer, CO – Two family pit bulls killed a woman and injured her son Monday night. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a dog attack in the 31000 block of Black Widow Drive, a remote part of Conifer, about 7 pm. The woman died on scene, sheriff’s office spokeswoman Dionne Waugh said. Her son suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a hospital. The mother and son owned the dogs, Waugh said. Authorities seized two pit bulls from the home. – DogsBite.org

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