The complete 2020 U.S. & Canadian dog attack death log as we know it:
Deaths involving pit bulls
1) McKenzie Terwell, 4 months, Dayton, OH, 1-9-2020; family pit bull.
2) Donald W. Abner, 55, Conway, KY, 1-10-2020; Melissa Wolke charged with murder.
3) Julian Connell, 1 month, Lafayette, IN, 1-25-2020; family pit bull; mother Jennifer Nicole Connell, 38, charged with neglect.
4) Harvey J. Harmon, 76, Attala County, MS, 1-31-2020; four family pit bulls.
5) Joshua Jadusingh, 27, Adams, MA, 2-5-2020; own two pit bulls. (Killed by neighbor using crossbow to try to save Jadusingh from pit bull attack)
6) Sterling Vermeer, 5, Oro Grande, CA, 2-10-2020; family pit bull.
7) Devin J. White, 25, Plainfield, IL, injured 2-8-2020, died 2-10-2020; own pit bull, injured 3 others.
8) Lee Alvin Becham, 76, Knoxville, GA, 2-23-2020; unwitnessed; next to pit bull yard.
9) Geraldine Hamlin, 64, Shreveport, TX, 2-27-2020; own two pit bulls.
10) Beverly Jean Dove, 60, Chipley, FL, 3-3-2020; 5 pits from neighboring property.
11) Demi Marie Witherspoon, 2, Portsmouth, VA, 3-9-2020; family pit bull. Victim also known as Demi Herod Killebrew.
12) Roger James Kirk, 69, Horatio, AR, attacked 3-19-2020, died 3-26-2020 of injuries.
13) Sharon Rene Baldwin, 60, Fort Worth, TX, 4-12-2020; attacked in home by rescued pit bull on March 28, 2020.
14) Roxie Wright Parker, 60, Monroe, LA, 4-20-2020; killed by pit while defending Chihuahua.
15) Doris Arrington, 59, Memphis, TN, 4-22-2020; killed by four of a breeder’s pits.
16) Lisa Urso, 52, Ingleside, IL, 5-1-2020; killed by own pit bull & two French bulldogs.
17) Nancy Shaw, M.D., 62, Lyons, GA, 5-7-2020; killed by four pit bulls
18) Modesta Socorro Portes Morilla, 86, Oviedo, FL, 5-22-2020; killed by two family pit bulls raised from puppies.
19) Robbie Taylor, 9, Mt. Vernon, AR, 5-28-2020; killed by two pit bulls belonging to neighbor Trey Edgar Wyatt, 25, who was criminally charged.
20) Brice Sanders, 2, Stockton, CA, 6-1-2020; killed by family pit bull.
21) Katie Amos, 70, County Club Hills, IL, 6-3-2020; killed by four pit bulls apparently belonging to Merrill W. Amos, resident at same address.
22) Megan Milner, 38, Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia, 6-9-2020; killed by own pit bull.
23) Barbara Cook, 72, Mandeville, LA, 6-26-2020; killed by daughter’s two pit bulls.
24) Jonah Jellison, 2, Quinlan, TX, 6-29-2020; killed by neighbor’s pit bull.
25) Justin Stadel, Kamloops, BC, 6-29-2020; visitor to home killed by pit bull.
26) Donald Ryan, 62, Jeffersonville, IN, 7-1-2020; breeder killed by own pit bull.
27) Marcy Wilander, 17 months, Joliet, IL, 7-4-2020; killed by pit bull at friend’s house.
28) Scarlett Pereira, 15 months, East Providence, RI, 7-16-2020; killed by pit bull at grandparents’ house.
29) Boy, seven months, Akron, OH, 8-7-2020; killed by pit bull at grandmother’s house.
30) Stephen F. Pemberton Sr., 61, Belleville, IL, 8-26-2020; killed by stepson’s 2 pit bulls
31) Carolyn Varanese, 84, Margate, FL, 8-29-2020; killed by own pit bull.
32) Karen Wilkerson, 76, Broken Bow, OK, 9-11-2020; killed by 2 pit bulls.
32) Jacqueline Nicole Robinson, 32, Gray Court, SC, 9-29-2020; breeder killed by own pit bulls. Neighbor Jeffrey Kenneth Sullivan, 35, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and three counts of possession of a dangerous animal in connection with the case.
34) Zachary S. Willis, 27, Moses Lake, WA, 10-8-2020; killed in female housemate’s trailer. The housemate was injured.
35) Curtis Wickham, 26, West Tulsa, OK, 10-22-2020; killed by 3 pit bulls in dispute with Benjamin Ryan Spence, 35, who was charged with murder.
36) Erick J. Quinn, 46, Joliet, IL, 12-17-2020; killed by pit bull at friends’ house.
37) Edna Mae Patterson McGhee, 74, Tallahassee, FL, 12-20-2020; killed by 3 of 4 adult pit bulls kept by daughter Keeva McGee, who also had a litter of nine pit bull puppies.
38) Raelynn Larrison, 4 months, Dayton, OH, 12-31-2020; reportedly smothered by pit bull.
Deaths involving German shepherds
1) Michelle Ocean Ray Carr, 2 months, Hampton, VA, 10-26-2020. Dog was identified as a “German shepherd mix.”
2) Dion Bush, 14, Ottertail, MN, 12-10-2020; killed at Lakeview Shepherds, run by mother Jennifer Bush.
Deaths involving Mastiffs
1) Frederick J. Shew, 71, Portland, OR, April 11, 2020; killed by own mastiff.
2) Skylar Headrich, 11, Murray County, GA, 5-31-2020; killed by two family Neopolitan mastiffs in unwitnessed basement attack.
3) Donald Ray Allen, 65, Bascom, FL, 11-19-2020; unwitnessed pack attack, but photo of suspect dogs showed multiple Dogo Argentinos.
Deaths involving Malinois
1) Zayne Liam Rainwater Clark, six weeks, Sioux Falls, SD, 6-11-2020; killed by one of three family Belgian Malinois.
2) Deon Garcia Bush, 14, Battle Lake, MN, 12-10-2020; killed by stud dog imported from Poland in February 2020 by mother Jennifer Bush, a breeder.
Deaths involving unidentified dogs
Kay Torres, 52, Taos Pueblo, NM, 1-8-2020; unwitnessed pack attack.
Corey Godsey, 13, Emmalena, KY, 2-18-2020; unwitnessed, pit bull suspected.
Unidentified infant, 3 months, Schofield Barracks, HI, 10-14-2020.
Ruthie Mae Brown, Nauvoo, AL, 10-19-2020; unwitnessed pack attack.