1894 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Mary Brand

May 1894, Mercer County, KY
Mary Brand, 16
Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type)

…On the back porch, near the kitchen door, lay the lifeless and mangled form of a young lady. It was so mutilated that it could scarcely be recognized. It was the corpse of Miss Mary, the sixteen-year-old daughter of Mr. John Brand. – The Atlanta Constitution

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