factU.S. fatal pit bull attacks have surpassed 370 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 2013 to 2020, the most recent 8-year period, pit bulls averaged 28.4 deaths per year, an increase of over 850%.
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January 2020, Tippecanoe County, IN Julian Connell, < 1 Fatal pit bull attack – Child death View related map Lafayette, IN – A one-month old baby is dead after being mauled by a family pit bull-mix, Lafayette police said Monday. … Continue reading
December 2014, Porter County, IN Edward Cahill, 40 Fatal pit bull attack Portage, IN – A man was found dead in his home on Christmas night after being mauled to death by his pet pit bull. Edward Cahill, 40-years old, … Continue reading
October 1891, Warren County, IN Mary Glendenning, 35 Fatal bulldog (pit bull-type) attack The Sun (Indiana) October 2, 1891 Killed by a Bull-Dog One Woman Horribly Lacerated and Another Injured —– A Vicious Baltimore Brute Attacks His Mistress–A Neighbor Attempts … Continue reading
December 2011, White County, IN Joseph Hines, 58 Fatal dog attack: pit bull Burnettsville, IN – An autopsy performed Wednesday confirmed that a White County man died after being mauled by his pet pit bull. A family member discovered 58-year … Continue reading