1888 Fatal Pit Bull Attack – Isaac Lifter

October 1888, Cumberland/Franklin Counties, PA
Isaac Lifter, Adult
Fatal dog attack: bulldogs (pit bull-type)

Isaac Lifter, a peddler, was torn to pieces by three bulldogs belonging to James Rife, of Shippensburg, Penn. They dragged his body a quarter of a mile from the place of attack. Lifter lived but a short time. – The Climax

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