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2019 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Melvin Olds Jr.

July 2019, Highlands County, FL Melvin Olds Jr., 45 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Lake Placid, FL – Shortly before noon on the Fourth of July, a man was found dead in a wooded area behind a home … Continue reading

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2019 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Christine Liquori

May 2019, St. Lucie County, FL Christine Liquori, 52 Fatal pit bull attack View related map A volunteer at the Humane Society of St. Lucie County is dead after being attacked by a dog earlier today, Fort Pierce police said. … Continue reading

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2019 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Tanner Kinnamon

March 2019, Alachua County, FL Tanner Kinnamon, 2 Fatal pit bull attack – child fatality View related map UPDATE 03/13/19: All 6 dogs at the home have been taken into custody, the 2 dogs responsible for the attack have been … Continue reading

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2018 Pit Bull Fatality: Jaelah Smith

July 2018, Duval County, FL Jaelah Smith, 6 Fatal pit bull attack – child fatality View related map Jacksonville, FL – Police confirm that a 6-year old girl suffered life-threatening injuries after being attacked in the neck by a pit … Continue reading

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2018 Pit Bull Fatality: Liana Valino

May 2018, Miramar, FL Liana Valino, 8-months old Fatal pit bull attack – child fatality View related map Miramar, FL – An 8-month old baby girl is dead after being attacked by a family pit bull, police confirmed Wednesday afternoon. … Continue reading

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1980: First Modern Pit Bull Ordinance, Hollywood, Florida

A jurisdiction in southern Florida, the City of Hollywood, passed the first known modern pit bull ordinance in the United States after a series of attacks, most notably the horrific mauling of 7-year old Frankie Scarbrough. The Everglades Pit Bull … Continue reading

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2016 Pit Bull Fatality: Sonda Tyson

March 2016, Lake County, FL Sonda Tyson, 66 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Leesburg, FL – Police identified the woman they believed was fatally attacked by her own dog Thursday night as 66-year old Sonda Tyson. Tyson was … Continue reading

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2014 Fatal Pit Bull Attack: Logan Sheppard

July 2014, Hillsborough County, FL Logan Sheppard, 4 Fatal pit bull attack View related map 7/20/14: Visiting Child Killed by Pit Bulls Riverview, FL – In a developing story, a 4-year old boy was killed by two pit bulls while … Continue reading

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