[source citations] Christine Staab, 37-years old, was mauled to death by one of her mother's six pit bulls.The victim had gone to her mother's home early that morning and the two reportedly had an argument, which set the dog, named Jade, off.The suspected pit bull had previously been chained along with others at a neighbor's home.
[source citations] Violet Haaker, 3-years old, was killed by her mother's prize breeding dog, a Scott type American bulldog (a pit bull-mix ].
The mother, Lori Haaker, kept four American bulldogs chained to separate trees inside of a pen.
The pit bull latched onto Christine's throat, killing her.
The dog did not let go of the victim until being shot to death by Philadelphia police officers (a second pit bull was also shot dead at the scene).
A Hinds County Grand Jury later determined there was not enough evidence to indict anyone in connection to her death.
DNA testing on the suspected pit bull showed that it did not attack the girl.An autopsy by the Cook County medical examiner’s office showed that Wilson died of hemorrhaging from multiple injuries from a dog attack. Authorities seized four adult pit bulls and two puppies from the home.There was no history of mistreatment to the dogs and neighbors say Wilson had never seemed to have any problems with the dogs in the past.[source citations] Anastasia Bingham, 5-years old, was mauled to death by a pit bull while playing in the snow.On a morning when she should have been at school (cancelled due to snow), she instead suffered death by the powerful jaws of a pit bull.In 2010, two fatalities involved dogs from two or more different breeds, thus producing a death count total of 37 rather than 34.