2016 Pit Bull Fatality: Isaiah Jacob Franklin

December 2016
Isaiah Jacob Franklin, 6
Fatal pit bull attack
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UPDATE Dec. 3, 2016 – City of Huntington Communications Director, Bryan Chambers, has confirmed that a 6-year old boy was attacked and killed by a dog late Friday evening. The incident took place late Friday evening in the 2600 Block of 9th Avenue. A male Pit Bull, who also lived with the victim, attacked the 6-year- old boy. The boy was rushed to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. – Tristateupdate.com
Huntington, WV – A dog killed a 6-year old boy Friday evening, according to Huntington Police Chief Joe Ciccarelli. The deadly attack occurred on the 2600 block of 9th Avenue. WSAZ reports the child and dog were living in the same household. Detectives from the Family Crimes Unit and Child Protective Services also responded to the scene, Ciccarelli said. Investigators have been in contact with the prosecutor’s office who will review the case to determine if charges will be filed. – DogsBite.org

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