Toddler fatally mauled by pit bulls in Port Richmond rowhouse ID’d

August 3, 2018

A memorial of candles, stuffed animals, and balloons was seen Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, outside a Port Richmond rowhouse, where a toddler was fatally mauled by pit bulls on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018.

By Staff

The city Medical Examiner’s Office on Friday identified the toddler who was fatally mauled by pit bulls in a Port Richmond rowhouse on Wednesday as Javon Torres.

Office spokesperson James Garrow said that an autopsy Friday morning determined that the death was “accidental” and resulted from “multiple blunt and penetrating injuries.”

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