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, Attala County, MS Harvey Harmon, 76 Fatal pit bull attack View related map Attala County, MS – A man is dead after being mauled to death by a pack of dogs, Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail confirmed today. … Continue reading
September 2014, Benton County, MS David Glass Sr., 51 Fatal pit bull attack View related map 09/22/14: Manslaughter Charges The DJournal.com reports new information. David Glass Sr. was attacked by three pit bulls at about 1 am Saturday morning, according … Continue reading
March 2014, Holmes County, MS Christopher Malone, 3 Fatal pit bull attack View related map UPDATE 04/01/14: WAFB video footage shows the high fenced pen the two pit bulls escaped from and attacked the child who was playing nearby. How … Continue reading