1897 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Clifford Squires

December 1897, Ashtabula County, OH
Clifford Squires, 6
Fatal dog attack: bulldog (pit bull-type)
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…He did not return and shortly afterwards his mangled remains were found in the barn. The child’s body was mangled beyond all recognition, the face and neck presenting the appearance of a solid mass of bruised flesh and blood. He died shortly after discovered and the brute was shot. – Youngstown Vindicator

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