DNA testing on a different pit bull -- found dead near the scene -- proved inconclusive.Investigators said they received confidential tips that stated there were three other pit bulls, owned by the child's relatives, that were killed and dumped in a wooded area off Saw Mill Road after the girl's death.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).Authorities seized all four dogs and later euthanized them.The Department of Child and Family Services is currently investigating Violet's parents.
It was reported that Wilson suffered severe head trauma, including having both his ears bitten off and at least one of his eyes mauled.[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.Paramedics were forced to retreat to their vehicles until deputies arrived.Upon arriving, a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputy shot the dog dead. Investigators concluded that there was no evidence of negligence and that the boy's death was a "misfortunate incident." [source citations] Johnny Wilson, 56-years old, was mauled to death by his daughter's six pit bulls.The suspected pit bull had previously been chained along with others at a neighbor's home.Officials said the dog also showed indications of dogfighting.The 71-pound husky, named Dealer, was taken from the home by the Wright County Humane Society and euthanized after the 10-day quarantine period.Mc Coy said his department, which patrols Independence and Maple Plain, had responded to "numerous" calls to the home in the past, but for "nothing that would be more than just a nuisance violation." Authorities announced in June that they would not pursue charges against the child's mother.[source citations] Robert Hocker, 11-days old, was killed by his family's husky dog after being bitten on the head.According to West Hennepin Public Safety (WHPS) Director Ray Mc Coy, "The infant boy was in his car seat on a bed in the bedroom, when he was bitten by the family Siberian husky." Emergency personnel "exhausted all life-saving measures, and the infant was pronounced dead at the scene," Mc Coy said.