Fatal pit bull attack Demi Witherspoon
Fatal pit bull attack Sterling Ver Meer
Fatal pit bull attack Benjamin Cobb
Fatal pit bull attack Emma Hernandez
Fatal pit bull attack Isaiah Geiling
Fatal pit bull attack Tanner Kinnamon
Fatal pit bull attack Ashton McGhee
Fatal pit bull attack Triniti Harrell
Fatal pit bull attack Jaevon Torres
Fatal pit bull attack Jaelah Smith
Fatal pit bull attack Gauge Eckenrode
Fatal pit bull attack Javien Candelario
Fatal pit bull attack Paris Adams
Fatal pit bull attack Kamiko Dao Tsuda-Saelee
Fatal pit bull attack Jase Patrick Fohs
Fatal pit bull attack Logan Braatz
Fatal pit bull attack  Isaiah Franklin
Fatal pit bull attack Hunter Bragg
Fatal pit bull attack Hunter Bragg
Fatal pit bull attack Talan West
Fatal pit bull attack Payton Sawyers
Fatal pit bull attack Tyler Trammell-Huston
Fatal pit bull attack Amiyah Dunston
Fatal pit bull attack Tanner Smith
Fatal pit bull attack Xavier Strickland
Fatal pit bull attack Joshua Strother
Fatal pit bull attack Javon Dade Jr
Fatal pit bull attack Joel Chirieleison
Fatal pit bull attack Braelynn Coulter
Fatal pit bull attack Kara Hartrich
Fatal pit bull attack Kasii Haith
Fatal pit bull attack John Harvard
Fatal pit bull attack Mia DeRouen
Fatal pit bull attack Je'vaeh Mayes
Fatal pit bull attack Jordan Ryan
Fatal pit bull attack Jordyn Arndt
Fatal pit bull attack Arianna Merrbach
Fatal pit bull attack Nephi Selu
Fatal pit bull attack Beau Rutledge
Fatal pit bull attack Johnathan Quarles
Fatal pit bull attack Monica Laminack
Fatal pit bull attack Daxton Borchardt
Fatal pit bull attack Ryan Maxwell
Fatal pit bull attack Isaiah Aguilar
  1. April 2020, Tarrant County, TX
    Sharon Baldwin, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  2. March 2020, Seiver County, AR
    Roger Kirk, 69
    Fatal pit bull attack The coronavirus erupts in full force in the U.S., interrupting dog bite fatality data collection.

  3. March 2020, Portsmouth, VA
    Demi Witherspoon, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  4. February 2020, Caddo Parish, LA
    Geraldine Hamlin, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  5. February 2020, Crawford County, GA
    Lee Becham, 76
    Fatal attack involving pit bulls

  6. February 2020, San Bernardino County, CA
    Sterling Ver Meer, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  7. February 2020, Will County, IL
    Devin White, 25
    Fatal pit bull attack

  8. January 2020, Attala County, MS
    Harvey Harmon, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  9. January 2020, Tippecanoe County, IN
    Julian Connell, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  10. January 2020, Montgomery County, OH
    McKenzie Terwell, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  11. January 2020, Rockcastle County, KY
    Donald Abner, 55
    Fatal pit bull attack

  12. December 2019, Harris County, TX
    Medessa Ragsdale, 44
    Fatal pit bull attack

  13. December 2019, Bristol County, MA
    Melissa Astacio, 44
    Fatal pit bull attack

  14. December 2019, Harmon County, OK
    Victor Garces, 12
    Fatal pit bull attack

  15. December 2019, McCurtain County, OK
    Cledith Davenport, 79
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull-mixes

  16. November 2019, Gwinnett County, GA
    Lorena Cordova, 47
    Fatal pit bull attack

  17. November 2019, Madera County, CA
    Lasaro Macedo, 38
    Fatal pit bull attack

  18. November 2019, Hartford County, CT
    Janet D'Aleo, 95
    Fatal pit bull attack

  19. November 2019, Bay County, MI
    Brandy Boschen-O'Dell , 41
    Fatal pit bull attack

  20. October 2019, Oakland County, MI
    Benjamin Cobb, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  21. October 2019, Stanislaus County, CA
    Dustin Bryan, 21
    Fatal pit bull attack

  22. September 2019, Hampton, VA
    Morgan Crayton, 31
    Fatal pit bull attack

  23. September 2019, Bryan County, OK
    Alan Bruce, 56
    Fatal pit bull attack

  24. September 2019, Placer County, CA
    Baby "Doug" Doe, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  25. August 2019, Knox County, TN
    Adrieanna O'Shea, 19
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  26. August 2019, Wayne County, MI
    Emma Hernandez, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  27. August 2019, Dallas County, TX
    Nelson Cabrera, 16
    Fatal pit bull attack

  28. July 2019, Shelby County, TN
    Mario Moore, 40
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  29. July 2019, Fayette County, PA
    Homer Utterback, 52
    Fatal pit bull attack

  30. July 2019, Highlands County, FL
    Melvin Olds Jr., 45
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  31. June 2019, Marshall County, KY
    Brian "Scott" Butler, 46
    Fatal pit bull attack

  32. June 2019, Ventura County, CA
    Maria Crawford, 54
    Fatal pit bull attack

  33. June 2019, Stanislaus County, CA
    Nicholas Farris, 2
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  34. June 2019, Kern County, CA
    Crystal Pearigen, 36
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  35. May 2019, St. Lucie County, FL
    Christine Liquori, 52
    Fatal pit bull attack

  36. May 2019, Jefferson County, KY
    Isaiah Geiling, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  37. March 2019, Dallas County, TX
    Johana Villafane, 33
    Fatal pit bull attack

  38. March 2019, Alachua County, FL
    Tanner Kinnamon, 2
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  39. March 2019, Rowan County, NC
    Jacari Long, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  40. February 2019, Lubbock County, TX
    Johnnie Garner, 88
    Fatal pit bull attack

  41. February 2019, Riverside County, CA
    Angela Johnson, 54
    Fatal pit bull attack

  42. February 2019, Todd County, KY
    Ashton McGhee, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  43. January 2019, Potter County, TX
    Ed Stanley, 85
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  44. January 2019, San Bernardino County, CA
    Lana Bergman, 70
    Fatal pit bull attack

  45. November 2018, Newaygo County, MI
    Sharon Daniels, 77
    Fatal pit bull attack

  46. November 2018, Citrus County, FL
    Cecileigh Garris, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  47. November 2018, Clark County, KY
    April Collins, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  48. October 2018, Edgecombe County, NC
    Triniti Harrell, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  49. October 2018, District of Columbia
    Angela Smith, 55
    Fatal pit bull attack

  50. September 2018, Baker County, OR
    Mitchelle Segerdahl, 53
    Fatal pit bull attack

  51. September 2018, Howard County, MD
    Robin Conway, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  52. September 2018, Siskiyou County, CA
    Teena Mawhorter, 74
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  53. August 2018, Hamilton County, OH
    Della Riley, 42
    Fatal pit bull attack

  54. August 2018, Edgecombe County, NC
    Gurney Walker, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  55. August 2018, Montgomery County, NC
    Olga Rekhson, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  56. August 2018, Cook County, IL
    Karen Brown, 57
    Fatal pit bull attack

  57. August 2018, Philadelphia County, PA
    Jaevon Torres, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  58. July 2018, Duval County, FL
    Jaelah Smith, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  59. June 2018, Humboldt County, CA
    Donald Steele, 91
    Fatal pit bull attack

  60. May 2018, Broward County, FL
    Liana Valino, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  61. May 2018, Clark County, NV
    Bradley Cline, 62
    Fatal pit bull attack

  62. May 2018, Blair County, PA
    Gauge Eckenrode, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  63. May 2018, Harrison County, MS
    Georgia Morgan, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  64. May 2018, Carter County, OK
    Tracy Garcia, 52
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  65. March 2018, Milwaukee County, WI
    Hong Saengsamly, 49
    Fatal pit bull attack

  66. March 2018, Cape Girardeau County, MO
    Loxli Chavez, 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  67. March 2018, Bexar County, TX
    Noah Trevino, 4
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  68. February 2018, Daviess County, KY
    David Brown, 46
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  69. January 2018, Stephens County, OK
    Rylee Marie Dodge, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  70. January 2018, Ouachita Parish, LA
    Laura Ray, 53
    Fatal pit bull attack

  71. December 2017, Stanislaus County, CA
    Deborah Onsurez, 56
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  72. December 2017, Bell County, KY
    Lorraine Saylor, 66
    Fatal pit bull attack

  73. December 2017, Goochland County, VA
    Bethany Stephens, 22
    Fatal pit bull attack

  74. December 2017, Cook County, IL
    Dorothy Ford, 77
    Fatal pit bull attack

  75. December 2017, Jackson County, AL
    Emily Mae Colvin, 24
    Fatal pit bull attack

  76. November 2017, Marshall County, AL
    Tracy Cornelius, 46
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  77. November 2017, Richmond County, NC
    David Baber, 65
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  78. October 2017, Johnson County, AR
    Sharon Lindemann, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  79. October 2017, Middlesex County, MA
    Javien Candelario, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  80. September 2017, Gilmer County, GA
    Kathy Sue Nichelson, 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  81. September 2017, Knox County, OH
    Barrett Hagans, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  82. September 2017, Neshoba County, MS
    Connie Storey, 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  83. August 2017, Palm Beach County, FL
    Grace Walks, 41-years old
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  84. August 2017, Calhound County, FL
    Alicia Malagon, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  85. August 2017, Hart County, GA
    Paris Adams, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  86. July 2017, El Paso County, TX
    Jacob Brooks, 4
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  87. July 2017, Seneca County, OH
    Michael Parks, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  88. July 2017, McCreary County, KY
    Vinson Tucker, 79
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  89. June 2017, Gallatin County, MT
    Melissa Barnes, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  90. June 2017, Wayne County, MI
    Kimberly Burton, 47
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  91. June 2017, Virginia Beach, VA
    Margaret Colvin, 90
    Fatal pit bull attack

  92. May 2017, Kent County, MI
    Susannah Murray, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  93. May 2017, Clark County, NV
    Kamiko Dao Tsuda-Saelee, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  94. April 2017, Lehigh County, PA
    Lisa Green, 32
    Fatal pit bull attack

  95. April 2017, Montgomery County, OH
    Maurice Brown, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  96. April 2017, Oklahoma County, OK
    Cecille Short, 82
    Fatal pit bull attack

  97. March 2017, Calvert County, MD
    Jase Patrick Fohs, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  98. February 2017, Los Angeles County, CA
    Valentine Herrera, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  99. February 2017, Adams County, IL
    Jamie Owsley, 21
    Fatal pit bull attack

  100. January 2017, Fulton County, GA
    Logan Braatz, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  101. December 2016, Cabell County, WV
    Isaiah Franklin, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  102. October 2016, Staten Island, NY
    Daisie Bradshaw, 68
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  103. September 2016, Shawnee County, KS
    Piper Dunbar, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  104. August 2016, Jefferson County, CO
    Susan Shawl, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  105. August 2016, Clark County, NV
    Derion Stevenson, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  106. August 2016, Screven County, GA
    Michelle Wilcox, 30
    Fatal pit bull attack

  107. July 2016, Honolulu County, HI
    Crisencio Aliado, 52
    Fatal pit bull attack

  108. July 2016, Navajo County, AZ
    Kayden Begay, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  109. July 2016, Wayne County, MI
    Elizabeth Rivera, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  110. June 2016, Fresno County, CA
    Susie Kirby, < 1
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  111. June 2016, Penobscot County, ME
    Hunter Bragg, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  112. June 2016, San Joaquin County, CA
    Earl Stephens Jr., 43
    Fatal pit bull attack

  113. May 2016, Dallas County, TX
    Antoinette Brown, 52
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  114. May 2016, St. Louis County, MO
    Adonis Reddick, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  115. April 2016, San Diego County, CA
    Sebastian Caban, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  116. March 2016, Lake County, FL
    Sonda Tyson, 66
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  117. March 2016, Mecklenburg County, NC
    Bessie Flowers, 86
    Fatal pit bull attack

  118. March 2016, Thurston County, WA
    Gladys Alexander, 92
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  119. Februrary 2016, Perquimans County, NC
    Suzanne Story, 36
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  120. January 2016, Robeson County, NC
    Talan West, 7
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  121. January 2016, Grayson County, VA
    Payton Sawyers, 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  122. January 2016, Yuba County, CA
    Tyler Trammell-Huston, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  123. December 2015, Butte County, CA
    Maria Torres, 57
    Fatal pit bull attack

  124. December 2015, St. Clair County, MI
    Rebecca Hardy, 22
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)
    Coroner rules manner of death "suicide" for the first time after a fatal dog mauling.

  125. December 2015, Wayne County, MI
    Xavier Strickland, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  126. November 2015, Oneida County, NY
    Carter Hartle, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  127. November 2015, Nassau County, NY
    Amiyah Dunston, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  128. October 2015, Oklahoma County, OK
    Edgar Brown, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  129. October 2015, Orange County, TX
    Tanner Smith, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  130. September 2015, Berkeley County, WV
    Lamarkus Hicks, 2
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  131. September 2015, Riverside County, CA
    Emilio Rios Sr., 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  132. August 2015, Davie County, NC
    Cathy Wheatcraft, 48
    Fatal pit bull attack

  133. August 2015, Spartanburg County, SC
    Porsche Nicole Cartee, 25
    Fatal pit bull attack

  134. July 2015, Wagoner County, OK
    Carolyn Lamp, 67
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  135. July 2015, Cuyahoga County, OH
    Annie Williams, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  136. July 2015, Henderson County, NC
    Joshua Strother, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  137. July 2015, Reeves County, TX
    Norberto Legarda, 83
    Fatal pit bull attack

  138. June 2015, Comanche County, OK
    Jordan Collins-Tyson, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  139. May 2015, Cook County, IL
    James Nevils III, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  140. April 2015, Dallas County, TX
    Brayden Wilson, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  141. April 2015, Nye County, NV
    Kenneth Ford, 79
    Fatal pit bull attack

  142. March 2015, Jefferson County, AR
    De'trick Johnson, 36
    Fatal pit bull attack

  143. March 2015, Mellette County, SD
    Julia Whirlwind, 49
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  144. March 2015, Ohio County, WV
    Roy Higgenbotham Jr., 62
    Fatal pit bull attack

  145. February 2015, Allegheny County, PA
    TayLynn DeVaughn, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  146. February 2015, Johnson County, AR
    Frederick Crutchfield, 63
    Fatal pit bull attack

  147. January 2015, Page County, IA
    Malaki Mildward, 7
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  148. January 2015, Hernando County, FL
    Declan Moss, 18-months
    Fatal pit bull attack

  149. January 2015, Frederick County, MD
    Eugene Smith, 87
    Fatal pit bull attack

  150. December 2014, Porter County, IN
    Edward Cahill, 40
    Fatal pit bull attack

  151. December 2014, Nueces County, TX
    Rita Ross-Woodard, 64
    Fatal pit bull attack

  152. November 2014, Robeson County, NC
    Alemeaner Dial, 83
    Fatal pit bull attack

  153. October 2014, Stanislaus County, CA
    Juan Fernandez, 54
    Fatal pit bull attack

  154. September 2014, Sharp County, AR
    Alice Payne, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  155. September 2014, Benton County, MS
    David Glass Sr., 51
    Fatal pit bull attack

  156. August 2014, Miami-Dade County, FL
    Javon Dade Jr., 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  157. August 2014, St. Charles County, MO
    Deriah Solem, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  158. August 2014, Levy County, FL
    Joel Chirieleison, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  159. August 2014, Butler County, OH
    Cindy Whisman, 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  160. July 2014, Montgomery County, OH
    Johnathan Quarles, Jr., < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  161. July 2014, Hillsborough County, FL
    Logan Sheppard, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  162. July 2014, Benton County, MS
    Derrick Sanders, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  163. May 2014, New Haven County, CT
    Rita Pepe, 93
    Fatal pit bull attack

  164. May 2014, Kent County, DE
    Kasii Haith, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  165. May 2014, Lee County, AL
    Katie Morrison, 20
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  166. April 2014, Highlands County, FL
    Jessica Norman, 33
    Fatal pit bull attack

  167. April 2014, Bexar County, TX
    Petra Aguirre, 83
    Fatal pit bull attack

  168. April 2014, St. Clair County, AL
    John Harvard, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  169. March 2014, Kaufman County, TX
    Dorothy Hamilton, 85
    Fatal pit bull attack

  170. March 2014, Holmes County, MS
    Christopher Malone, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  171. March 2014, Terrebonne Parish, LA
    Mia DeRouen, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  172. March 2014, Maricopa County, AZ
    Nancy Newberry, 77
    Fatal pit bull attack

  173. February 2014, Guilford County, NC
    Braelynn Coulter, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  174. February 2014, Bell County, TX
    Je'vaeh Mayes, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  175. January 2014, McLean County, IL
    Kara Hartrich, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  176. January 2014, Comal County, TX
    Betty Clark, 75
    Fatal pit bull attack

  177. January 2014, Harris County, TX
    Christina Bell, 43
    Fatal pit bull attack

  178. December 2013, Valencia County, NM
    Michal Nelson, 41
    Fatal pit bull attack

  179. December 2013, Cook County, IL
    Jah'Niyah White, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  180. November 2013, White County, AR
    Levi Watson, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  181. November 2013, Pierce County, WA
    Nga Woodhead, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  182. November 2013, Forsyth County, NC
    Katherine Atkins, 25
    Fatal pit bull attack

  183. September 2013, Baltimore County, MD
    Terry Douglass, 56
    Fatal pit bull attack

  184. September 2013, Baker County, OR
    Jordan Ryan, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  185. September 2013, San Bernardino County, CA
    Samuel Zamudio, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  186. September 2013, Maricopa County, AZ
    Daniel Teubner, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  187. August 2013, Harris County, TX
    Juan Campos, 96
    Fatal pit bull attack

  188. June 2013, Florence County, SC
    Arianna Merrbach, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  189. June 2013, Alameda County, CA
    Nephi Selu, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  190. May 2013, Dorchester County, SC
    Carlton Freeman, 80
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  191. May 2013, Los Angeles County, CA
    Pamela Devitt, 63
    Fatal pit bull attack

  192. April 2013, Fulton County, GA
    Beau Rutledge, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  193. April 2013, Jasper County, IA
    Jordyn Arndt, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  194. April 2013, San Joaquin County, CA
    Claudia Gallardo, 38
    Fatal pit bull attack

  195. April 2013, Bay County, FL
    Tyler Jett, 7
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  196. March 2013, Bryan County, GA
    Monica Laminack, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  197. March 2013, Walworth County, WI
    Daxton Borchardt, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  198. March 2013, Knox County, IL
    Ryan Maxwell, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  199. February 2013, Uvalde County, TX
    Isaiah Aguilar, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  200. February 2013, Riverside County, CA
    Elsie Grace, 91
    Fatal pit bull attack

  201. January 2013, Montgomery County, TX
    Christian Gormanous, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  202. January 2013, Greenwood County, SC
    Betty Todd, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  203. December 2012, Shawnee County, KS
    Savannah Edwards, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  204. December 2012, Fresno County, CA
    Esteban Alavez, 34
    Fatal pit bull attack

  205. October 2012, Wayne County, MI
    Tarilyn Bowles, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  206. October 2012, Robeson County, NC
    Mary Jo Hunt, 54
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  207. September 2012, Oklahoma County, OK
    Nellie Davis, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  208. September 2012, Tarrant County, TX
    Rayden Bruce, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  209. September 2012, Perquimans County, NC
    James Hudson, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  210. September 2012, Jefferson County, AR
    Deborah Wilson Roberts, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  211. August 2012, Cook County, IL
    Charles Hagerman, 44
    Fatal pit bull attack

  212. August 2012, DeKalb County, GA
    Rebecca Carey, 23
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  213. July 2012, Hamilton County, OH
    Ronnel Brown, 40
    Fatal pit bull attack

  214. June 2012, Washoe County, NV
    Kevin Latz, 50
    Fatal pit bull attack

  215. June 2012, San Deigo County, CA
    Tyzhel Latella McWilliams, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  216. May 2012, Person County, NC
    Eugene Cameron, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  217. May 2012, Allen County, OH
    Makayla Darnell, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack
    State of Ohio repeals pit bull law.

  218. May 2012, Maricopa County, AZ
    Maryann Hanula, 73
    Fatal pit bull attack

  219. May 2012, Doña Ana County, NM
    Jazilyn Mesa, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  220. May 2012, Santa Fe County, NM
    Clifford Wright, 74
    Fatal pit bull attack

  221. April 2012, Bryan County, OK
    James Hurst, 92
    Fatal pit bull attack
    Maryland Court of Appeals confirms pit bulls are inherently dangerous in Tracey v. Solesky.

  222. March 2012, Victoria County, TX
    Kylar Johnson, 4
    Fatal pit bull attack

  223. March 2012, San Diego County, CA
    Diane Jansen, 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  224. January 2012, Montgomery County, TX
    Jace Valdez, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  225. December 2011, Bradley County, TN
    Mable McCallister, 84
    Fatal pit bull attack

  226. December 2011, San Diego County, CA
    Emako Mendoza, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  227. December 2011, Lowndes County, GA
    Misti Wyno, 40
    Fatal pit bull attack

  228. December 2011, Winnebago County, IL
    Tonia Parks, 39
    Fatal pit bull attack

  229. December 2011, White County, IN
    Joseph Hines, 58
    Fatal pit bull attack

  230. November 2011, Harris County, TX
    Edna Dyson, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  231. October 2011, Randall County, TX
    Mya Maria Maeda, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  232. September 2011, New Haven County, CT
    Nevaeh Bryant, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  233. September 2011, Harris County, TX
    Brayden McCollen, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  234. August 2011, Bladen County, NC
    Addyson Camerino, < 1
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  235. August 2011, Philadelphia County, PA
    Carmen Ramos, 50
    Fatal pit bull attack

  236. August 2011, Pima County, AZ
    Michael Cook, 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  237. August 2011, San Mateo County, CA
    Darla Napora, 32
    Fatal pit bull attack

  238. June 2011, Chesterfield County, VA
    Salvador Cotto, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  239. June 2011, Putnam County, FL
    Roy McSweeney, 74
    Fatal pit bull attack

  240. June 2011, Spotsylvania County, VA
    David Quyon Haigler, 38
    Fatal pit bull attack

  241. April 2011, Sierra County, NM
    Margaret Salcedo, 48
    Fatal pit bull attack

  242. April 2011, Carter County, OK
    Virgil Cantrell, 50
    Fatal pit bull attack

  243. March 2011, San Bernardino County, CA
    Jennie Erquiaga, 47
    Fatal pit bull attack

  244. February 2011, Kalamazoo County, MI
    Darius Tillman, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  245. January 2011, Pontotoc County, MS
    Ronnie Waldo, 51
    Fatal pit bull attack

  246. January 2011, Union County, NC
    Makayla Woodard, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  247. January 2011, Colusa County, CA
    Linda Leal, 51
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  248. December 2010, Riverside County, CA
    Edward Mitchell, 67
    Fatal pit bull attack

  249. November 2010, Dillon County, SC
    Justin Lane, 25
    Fatal pit bull attack

  250. November 2010, Rusk County, TX
    Kaden Muckleroy, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  251. November 2010, Riverside County, CA
    Christina Casey, 53
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  252. October 2010, Duval County, FL
    Justin Valentin, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  253. October 2010, Callaway County, MO
    Rev. John Reynolds, 84
    Fatal pit bull attack

  254. September 2010, McMinn County, TN
    Mattie Daugherty, 85
    Fatal pit bull attack

  255. August 2010, Marshall County, IL
    Jason Walter, 7
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bulls

  256. August 2010, Calaveras County, CA
    Jerry Yates, 69
    Fatal pit bull attack

  257. August 2010, Bibb County, GA
    Tracey Payne, 46
    Fatal pit bull attack

  258. July 2010, Contra Costa County, CA
    Jacob Bisbee, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  259. July 2010, Shelby County, TN
    William Parker, 71
    Fatal pit bull attack

  260. June 2010, Lorain County, OH
    Michael Winters, 30
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bulls

  261. June 2010, Howard County, IN
    Savannah Gragg, 9
    Fatal pit bull attack

  262. May 2010, San Bernardino County, CA
    Nathan Aguirre, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  263. April 2010, Pasco County, FL
    Thomas Carter Jr., < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  264. March 2010, Lee County, SC
    Ethel Horton, 65
    Fatal pit bull attack

  265. February 2010, Rockdale, GA
    "Baby Doe" Garrett < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  266. February 2010, Philadelphia County, PA
    Christine Staab, 37
    Fatal pit bull attack

  267. February 2010, Hinds County, MS
    Anastasia Bingham, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  268. January 2010, Cook County, IL
    Johnny Wilson, 56
    Fatal pit bull attack

  269. January 2010, San Bernardino County, CA
    Omar Martinez, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  270. December 2009, Monroe County, WV
    Lowell Bowden, 70
    Fatal pit bull attack

  271. November 2009, Clay County, IL
    Rosie Humphreys, 85
    Fatal pit bull attack

  272. November 2009, Union County, MS
    Destiny Knox, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  273. October 2009, Nevada County, AR
    Matthew Hurt, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  274. October 2009, Merced County, CA
    Colten Smith, < 2
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  275. September 2009, Orange County, VA
    Jasmine Deane, < 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  276. August 2009, Hardy County, WV
    Justin Kummer, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  277. August 2009, Loudoun County, VA
    Carter Delaney, 20
    Fatal pit bull attack

  278. June 2009, Williamson County, IL
    Gabrial Mandrell-Sauerhage, 3
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  279. June 2009, Rusk County, TX
    Justin Clinton, 10
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  280. April 2009, Macomb County, MI
    Leonard Lovejoy Jr., < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  281. March 2009, Bexar County, TX
    Izaiah Cox, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  282. March 2009, Caldwell County, TX
    Tyson Miller, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  283. January 2009, Thomas County, GA
    Cheyenne Peppers, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  284. December 2008, Riverside County, CA
    Gerald Adelmund, 60
    Fatal pit bull attack

  285. November 2008, Clark County, NV
    Alexander Adams, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  286. October 2008, Delaware County, IN
    Chester Jordan, 62
    Fatal pit bull attack

  287. October 2008, Honolulu County, HI
    Iokepa Liptak, < 1
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  288. September 2008, Ventura County, CA
    Katya Todesco, 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  289. September 2008, Clark County, NV
    Cenedi Kia Carey, < 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  290. September 2008, Evangeline Parish, LA
    Luna McDaniel, 83
    Fatal pit bull attack

  291. August 2008, Staten Island, NY
    Henry Piotrowski, 90
    Fatal pit bull attack

  292. August 2008, Anchorage, AK
    Isis Krieger, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  293. August 2008, Wayne County, MI
    Robert Howard, 38
    Fatal pit bull attack

  294. July 2008, Hinds County, MS
    Tony Evans Jr., 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  295. June 2008, Hidalgo County, TX
    Pablo Lopez (Hernandez), 5
    Fatal pit bull attack

  296. May 2008, Stephens County, TX
    Tanner Joshua Monk, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  297. May 2008, Onslow County, NC
    Julian Slack, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  298. February 2008, Wayne County, MI
    Melvin Taylor, 57
    Fatal pit bull attack

  299. January 2008, Beauregard Parish, LA
    Kelli Chapman, 24
    Fatal pit bull attack

  300. December 2007, San Bernardino County, CA
    Kelly Caldwell, 45
    Fatal pit bull attack

  301. December 2007, Rabun County, GA
    Blanche Brodeur, 76
    Fatal pit bull attack

  302. December 2007, Dorchester County, SC
    Holden Jernigan, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  303. December 2007, Placer County, CA
    Cora Lee Suehead, 61
    Fatal pit bull attack

  304. November 2007, Knox County, TN
    Jennifer Lowe, 21
    Fatal pit bull attack

  305. November 2007, Bell County, TX
    Seth Lovitt, 11
    Fatal pit bull attack

  306. October 2007, Pontotoc County, OK
    Rosalie Bivins, 65
    Fatal pack attack involving pit bull(s)

  307. October 2007, Clay County, FL
    Tina Marie Canterbury, 42
    Fatal pit bull attack

  308. August 2007, Dallas County, TX
    Scott Warren, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  309. August 2007, Hennepin County, MN
    Zachary King Jr, 7
    Fatal pit bull attack

  310. July 2007, Steuben County, NY
    Saben Jones-Abbott, 6
    Fatal pit bull attack

  311. June 2007, Volusia County, FL
    Mary Bernal, 63
    Fatal pit bull attack

  312. May 2007, Collier County, FL
    Carshena Benjamin, 71
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  313. May 2007, Chatham County, GA
    Dandre Fisher, 3
    Fatal pit bull attack

  314. May 2007, Shelby County, TN
    James Chapple Jr., 59
    Fatal pit bull attack

  315. May 2007, Bexar County, TX
    Celestino Rangel, 90
    Fatal pit bull attack

  316. April 2007, Dorchester County, SC
    Brian Palmer, 1
    Fatal pit bull attack

  317. March 2007, Dallas County, TX
    Carolina Sotello, 2
    Fatal pit bull attack

  318. March 2007, Galveston County, TX
    Pamela Rushing, 50
    Fatal pit bull-mix attack

  319. February 2007, DeKalb County, GA
    Robynn Banks, 2
    Fatal dog attack involving pit bull(s)

  320. January 2007, Bexar County, TX
    Amber Jones, 10
    Fatal pit bull attack

fact

U.S. fatal pit bull attacks have surpassed 400 since 1998; the last year the CDC studied fatal dog attack data by breed. In the last 8-year period of the CDC study (1991 to 1998), pit bulls averaged 2.9 deaths per year. From 2012 to 2019, the most recent 8-year period, pit bulls averaged 26.9 deaths per year, an increase of over 800%.

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