This is why recent dog bite fatalities may not appear on this page. Logan Braatz, 6-years old, was brutally killed by up to three dogs while walking to a school bus stop with a group of children.
The dogs, a pit bull, pit bull-mix and unidentified breed, also critically injured 5-year old Syrai Sanders -- the dogs severed her scalp from her skull.
The dog also bit her 39-year old autistic son, who managed to escape to a neighbor's home to get help.
On February 19, as Bennett walked his Yorkshire terrier named Gidget outside the Canopy Walk condos, a large pit bull-labrador mix broke free of its leash and brutally attacked Gidget, killing the dog, and mauled Bennett.
According to a Flagler County Sheriff's Office report, Bennett saw the charging dog and picked up Gidget to protect her.
The child was transported to Tennova Medical Center where he died from his injuries. Montgomery County Animal Control released a photograph of the two dogs being held in quarantine. Steve Warren said, "Our hearts certainly go out to that family, and to the first responders, it was a tough call for them too." Police opened an investigation into the dog attack.
Both dogs were taken into custody by Montgomery County Animal Control. News footage of the home on Charles Thomas Road, a new subdivision, showed high fencing around the victim's backyard.
[source citations] Skylar Julius, 2-months old, was killed by the family dog.
Animal control impounded a German shepherd that was inside the home.
Her family adopted the dog nearly 6-years earlier from Animal Care and Control when the dog was about a year old.
The male dog, named Boss, was described as a mastiff-great dane mix. Two weeks before attacking its owner, Boss killed a small terrier in the neighborhood.
As of March 2, 2017, no additional information, including the identity of the child, has been released.
[source citations] James Bennett, 79-years old, died of a heart attack five days after being severely injured in a vicious dog attack.
Both children were transported to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.