Craig Sytsma

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Couple Sentenced To Min. 4 Years In Prison In Connection With Dog Mauling Death Of Livonia Man

“It could have been prevented, you choose not to properly house animals and the end result is the death of our son,” said the victim’s father.

CBS Detroit–07/14/2015

Valbona Lucaj (L) and Sebastiano Quagliata (credit: Jon Hewett/WWJ)

Dog Owners Face Prison, Deportation In Jogger’s Mauling Death

Valbona Lucaj, a native of Albania, and Sebastiano Quagliata, a native of Italy, could be deported after serving their sentences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2015

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No Contest Plea By Dog Owners In Jogger’s Death

At one point, Lucaj told the victim’s family, “I’m so sorry.”

CBS Detroit–04/24/2015

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Witnesses Testify In Fatal Dog Attack Case

Quagliata and Lucaj are charged with second-degree murder in the death of a man when their two cane corso dogs mauled a man while he was jogging.

CBS Detroit–08/30/2014

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Puppies Seized After Fatal Dog Attack Going To Texas

Eight puppies removed from the home of two dogs that fatally mauled a Michigan jogger will be sterilized and taken to a Texas shelter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2014

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Couple Whose Dogs Fatally Mauled Jogger Charged With Murder

Federal authorities say Sebastiano Quagliata and Valbona Lucaj are living in the U.S. illegally.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2014


Puppies Taken From Home After Fatal Attack On Jogger Might Be Euthanized

Do puppies associated with the bloodline of two dogs that fatally attacked a jogger, deserve to die?

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

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More Dogs Taken From House After Fatal Attack On Jogger

Police and animal control officers have removed five dogs from a Michigan home where two other dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger were being kept.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

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Lapeer County Dog Owner May Be Charged In Fatal Attack

It was the third attack since 2012 involving dogs from the same property, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2014