Pitbull Mauling Deaths in Detroit

@article{Loewe2007PitbullMD,
  title={Pitbull Mauling Deaths in Detroit},
  author={Cheryl Loewe and Francisco J Diaz and J. F. Bechinski},
  journal={The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={356-360}
}
Between the years 1987 and 2005, there were 6 deaths reported in Wayne County, Michigan, associated with pitbull dog attacks. This article discusses the age incidence, scene investigation, nature of the injuries, and discussion relative to fatal dog attacks, an unusual accidental type of death. 

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