Cane Corso Mastiff dog brutally kills 4 year-old Brooklyn boy

A Cane Corso Mastiff brutally kills a four-year-old Brooklyn boy with the dog turning on anyone who tried to come to the child's aid.

A Cane Corso Mastiff killed a 4-year-old boy, who the dog knew as part of the family. This very tamed Cane Corso Matiff killed Jayelon Graham in Brooklyn on Friday night.

The dog attacked and bit this little boy multiple times around the head, neck and torso, causing massive bleeding for the four-year-old. This happened in the family’s apartment, while most of the family members were at home. The dog's vicious attack could not be stopped by family members or neighbors, as the dog would turn on anyone who tried to intervene. The boy was taken away from the dog by police and firefighters, who needed to use tools to do this. The child was rushed to a nearby Brookdale Hospital, but he was dead by the time he arrived.

Along with little Jayelon, there were two other children in the house at the time, a two -year-old and a five-year-old, neither were harmed by the dog. The Cane Corso Mastiff was removed from the house by the New York Animal Care and Control agency. The agency also took another family pet, a German Sheppard, from inside the apartment.

The boy’s mother, Saquina Jubeark told investigators that she and the children had just come home from a shopping trip when she realized she had left keys in a babies stroller. She went out into the hallway to retrieve the keys and when she came back in, she noticed that the kids were unusually quiet. She opened the bedroom door to find the dog standing over Jaylon biting him, while the other children were hiding by the bed.

While Jubeark tried to pull the dog off of her son, the dog resisted and turned on her “a little,” according to the New York Times. A neighbor heard Jubeark’s screams and called 911. The emergency workers arrived quickly, but the boy could not be saved. He was pronounced dead when they reached the hospital. The police emergency response unit tranquilized the dog before removing him from the apartment.

A neighbor ran into the apartment after hearing Jubreark’s screams and saw the Cane Corso Mastiff holding the boy by the throat. He yelled at the dog to stop, but the dog crouched down as if it was going to attack him, so he retreated. Once the police and emergency workers arrived, the dog was still not retreating and the men used a Halligan bar and another tool to force the dog back while Firefighter David Kelly rushed in and grabbed the boy.

Neighbors said that the Cane Corso Mastiff belongs to Jubreak’s boyfriend, who was often seen out in front of the building wearing a protective arm guard and training the dog to attack. The neighbors would gather to watch him like it was a show.

The investigation is underway as to what might have caused the Cane Corso Mastiff to attack and kill the young boy. This dog was a family pet and tame, and according to the owners, it was use to living with this family.

A Cane Corso Mastiff is used mostly as a guard dog or as a hunting partner, it is a large Italian dog This Mastiff is more muscular and athletic than most of the other Mastiffs, just the look of this large dog is successful in scaring off intruders, which is what the Cane Corso Mastiff is usually used for. This tight skinned dog is one of the larger dog breeds.

The Cane Corso Mastiff is a dog that is easy to train and it is also a dog that notoriously likes to please its master. The dog’s temperament is one of loyalty and usually forms and attachment with its master. The Cane Corso Mastiff should not be encouraged to be aggressive as it is highly suspicious of strangers and if encouraged to be aggressive this dog is known to attack very violently.

This Cane Corso Mastiff attacking Jayelin Graham while he was playing with his brothers, is an example of the dangerous side of this breed.

Reference: New York Times

Comments

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
Its all the boyfriends fault! What is the point of training a dog to attack besides that of guarding. But if you live in an apartment around other people there is a small chance someones gonna come in.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
now,after this horrible,unfortunate thing that happened to a young innocent boy,and a once innocent dog,the law will do more than throw misley fines at inhumane people and little jail time that they get!no amount of fines or jail will do a dam thing to make this awful treatment of innocent animals stop!!don't any people in this world see whats happening right in front of us all?!there is not one news paper,computer or tv,where I have not heard of inhumane people fighting,abusing and torturing and killing innocent animals in horrible,cruel,rotton,evil ways!and what do you think happens when a poor animal is treated so bad as that?!they take their anger out on someone else!what would anyone even expect?!and now an innocent child and an innocent dog are both victoms of this evil,rotton,disgusting crime!look at vick!it is people like him why this awful,,terrible treatment of animals changes the loving,innocent,nature they are!and then what comes out of all this?!inhumane people who treat animals so bad,they go crazy,and go off on someone else or other animals!and why?look how bad they are treated!you have to do something!don't you see?!the whole world sees,but blames the poor dog!it is not!the dogs!it is the inhumane,cruel,heartless people!do you get it?!do you comprehend this?!what will it take to make the law for animals,an eye for an eye!?do to this man what he did to this poor dog that took it;'s anger out on an innocent chil!THE DOG IS A VICTOM TOO!DON'T BLAME THE DOG!IF THIS WERE YOU OR I BEING TREATED LIKE THIS,WE WOULD BE ANGRY TOO!start doing the right dam thing!do on to these people as they do innocent animals!and this will all stop!!thats not hard to understand!enough is enough!if the right thing is not done,then you are just as guilty!

Submitted by RoastPuppy (not verified) on
Most of the nonsense you have posted is incomprehensible. Instead of worrying about the fate of some worthless fleabag, you should be attempting to find a school that offers adult education courses in English grammar and composition. The only ones in this scenario that you, or anyone else, should be concerned about are the dead child and his siblings. The dog that killed the child and the other dogs in the home should all be shot!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
it makes me sick,to know that human beings really beleive it is the dogs that are vishous,and are the cause of all this going on in the world and all over!it is not the dogs!it is people like michael vick!!!stop turning your heads the other way!stop blamming the animals!look whats being done to these poor animals!and then you can ask why?!it is horrible,so cruel and so sad that innocent,loving animals end up in trash hands as that!what a dam shame!I feel so sorry for them poor animals,because it's not their fault!they are treated so so bad at the hand of people such a s this one that was literly fighting this poor dog right out in the street!in front of where he lives!god only knows the torture this man put this dog through!so I don't want to hear,it's the dogs fault!because,it is not!the dog is also a victom here!as all the rest are!in evil hands as this!and that evil vick!if I could help one poor animal at the rotton hands of inhume people!I will!to save the poor things against this awful inhumane tratment!

Submitted by RoastPuppy (not verified) on
You have gone on and on and on about the "poor dog," how about the "poor, innocent child" this monster killed? A little boy was torn apart by a vicious beast and that doesn't bother you at all! People like you make me sick. The mother of the child should be charged for allowing her sorry boyfriend to bring his monster dogs into her home, the boyfriend should be charged for owning the dogs, the dog should be shot, and people like you should be sterilized!

Submitted by WW (not verified) on
You are right on the money. There is too much "It's ok to butcher the baby but don't hit the dog" attitude out there today.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
its epode like you who don't appreciate this breed this dog is not shown like this when have you heard of a cane corso attacking someone unlike the pitbull breed these dogs are not to blame you people are ignorant like you Roast puppy

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
its epode like you who don't appreciate this breed this dog is not shown like this when have you heard of a cane corso attacking someone unlike the pitbull breed these dogs are not to blame you people are ignorant like you Roast puppy

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
its epode like you who don't appreciate this breed this dog is not shown like this when have you heard of a cane corso attacking someone unlike the pitbull breed these dogs are not to blame you people are ignorant like you Roast puppy

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
its epode like you who don't appreciate this breed this dog is not shown like this when have you heard of a cane corso attacking someone unlike the pitbull breed these dogs are not to blame you people are ignorant like you Roast puppy

Submitted by Dan (not verified) on
Me ignorant?? You can't spell, form a complete sentence and have horrible grammar. You obviously are not educated and probably employed as a street sweeper in some ghetto.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
it makes me sick,to know that human beings really beleive it is the dogs that are vishous,and are the cause of all this going on in the world and all over!it is not the dogs!it is people like michael vick!!!stop turning your heads the other way!stop blamming the animals!look whats being done to these poor animals!and then you can ask why?!it is horrible,so cruel and so sad that innocent,loving animals end up in trash hands as that!what a dam shame!I feel so sorry for them poor animals,because it's not their fault!they are treated so so bad at the hand of people such a s this one that was literly fighting this poor dog right out in the street!in front of where he lives!god only knows the torture this man put this dog through!so I don't want to hear,it's the dogs fault!because,it is not!the dog is also a victom here!as all the rest are!in evil hands as this!and that evil vick!if I could help one poor animal at the rotton hands of inhume people!I will!to save the poor things against this awful inhumane tratme

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
Cane Corsos, Peros de Presa Canario, Dogos Argentino, & Pitbull / Mastiff Mixes are simply too big, too strong, too athletic, & too aggressive for even the biggest, strongest man to control when they go out of control. A higher standard of discipline & care must be maintained with such animals. They're NOT baby-sitters! Bull Mastiffs , pure Pit Bulls, Rottweilers, Dobermans, & German Shephard Dogs are sweethearts by comparison.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
This is actually a very untrue statement. I own both dodo argentine mastiffs and cane corsos and they are both great around children and great with families. They need no more discipline than the dogs you listed and may very well be more intelligent than all of those dogs. One incident should not affect how people look at te breed. Rotweilers have killed more people than any other dogs.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
This incident should not affect the way people judge this breed or any other large breed. The way a dog is raised, just like humans, can effect the way they behave. Any large breed of dog could have done this. Cane corsos are a very intellegent loving breed from my experience of breeding them.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
Could you please show a little remorse for the little boy that was killed. You keep harping on the terrible treatment of this poor poor doggy but what about the child who lost his life in a very horrible way? I can't stand people that claim to be so compassionate and yet have more sympathy for an animal then they do a child that has died. You're such a bleeding heart aren't you. People without knowledge of pack structure and appropriate temperaments should not own powerful breeds of dogs period. Whether it be a German shepherd, Rottweiler, or even a Poodle. If you don't know what your doing you should not own a dog, especially one with the power to do something as horrific as this. Hopefully the mother and the boyfriend will have criminal charges pressed against them, I am sure that they knew this dog was dangerous they always do. Dogs don't just snap one day in a fit of rage and kill everything in sight, you can spot aggressive behaviors in dogs throughout their life. These people knew that this dog had aggressive tendencies and chose to do nothing about it despite the danger, in fact I wouldn't be surprised if they encouraged the dogs behavior because they thought it would look cool to have a killer guard dog. Too bad they didn't do their research because they would have known that majority of the time dominant dogs attack other members of the household as well as their owners, not strangers.

Submitted by Dan (not verified) on
This is a horrific incident and while the dog may certainly have to be humanely euthanized, the owner is at fault here. I have owned many Molloser breeds and Pitbulls and honestly and expertly tell you that in the wrong hands these dogs are lethal. Guns don't kill people, people using guns kill people. There is a human element in this world that will manipulate and take advantage of these breeds for evil deeds. ANY dog can inflict significant damage on a child. CockerSpaniels have the highest incidence of bites on humans in the United States..shall we shoot them all too? Only people who can physically handle a Cane Corso and other Mollosser breeds should own them, not to mention having significant dog trainning skills and the knowledge of what the breed is and what they should expect of it. That poor little boy..God rest his little soul. This did not and should not have happened.

Submitted by momof three (not verified) on
This sounds like a perfect example of someone that should never own a dog with this much power and strength. By reading the story of this jackass parading an arm shield on his arm while the dog put on a show for bystanders goes to show that this jackass was not mentally equipped to own a massive dog like this. This owner has blood on his hands, he will have to live knowing that he manifested these instincts to attach in this otherwise gentle loving breed . We have owned and raised cc for the past decade . They have been riden, pulled on, poked, adgitated and annoyed by my 3 kids. They have been put through things that had I been in their shoes I probably would have bitten, but instead responded only with licks and love. This is a perfect example of what can happen when a person gets a dog for the wrong reasons. This dog needs a lot of love and a firm hand in the disipline department. No one should ever get a dog of this magnitude without first researching what is needed to train this dog and to have him become a member of the family. Breeders should be more responsible for who they sell dogs to. We had to fill out an extensive questionaire as to what we were looking for in a pet, how we would socialize, discipline and train them, we were informed that this dog in the WRONG hands could be dangerous. It is a shame that people like this guy get massive breeds for vanity because they think it makes them look tough. It is a sad day that a child is dead because of an incompitant dog owner. It is also a sad day for cc who will be thought of as a dangerous breed because of one irresponsible idiot. The actions of a dog are usually nurture over nature. Be a resposible pet owner and raise a great FAMILY MEMBER.

Submitted by Andrew (not verified) on
But I feel worse for the dog. Puppies are cuter than babies. Suffering animals break my heart. Could t give a poop about starving kids. The kid was probably teasing or screaming at the dog.... OR mimicking his mother's boyfriend's "kill commands" (the article mentions the dog's attack training). This is an example of a stupid incompetent and ignorant mother AND a stupid incompetent ignorant and IMMORAL dog owner. Animal cruelty penalties should be on par with those for assault battery manslaughter and murder. Regardless, the owner should be imprisoned for manslaughter.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
I'm annoyed that this guy keeps coming on here and saying people are employed by street cleaners. No offense but I bet you work in some corporate as the janitor. Dogs and children need to be watched when they are together, no matter what breed of dog. I get both sides where people are upset with the dog, and people thinking its the childs fault. The real person who is at fault was the boyfriend for being an ignorant dumbass and training a dog to attack knowing he had kids. No matter what type of dog it is, things happen. Maltese can draw blood just as well as a Corso.

Submitted by Dan (not verified) on
I agree with you in that all dogs should be watched and supervised with children. Now go clean the toilets before you get fired.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
It was a PITTBULL!!!!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
To those of you saying its the dogs fault, u should be shot. The truth is in the statement about treating the dog to attack. Not to mention it was a black family thier morals are screwed up in the first place. I have two children and couldn't even imagine that situation. But im willing to bet there was more going on with that dog then just teaching him to attack. THE DOG IS A VICTIM. I'm will to bet this family goes out and gets another dog and does the same crap again. If we put all the stupid people down instead the world would be a better place

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
It is very sad that an innocent little boy lost his life. The crime here however is that an ignorant individual took an otherwise loving dog a killer. It is like the expression goes it is not guns that kill people it is people who kill people. This poor dog was made to be vicious and that poor child may have made an attack gesture towards that dog and he reacted the way he was trained. The owner of that poor dog needs to be held accountable because he is the one that caused this unfortunate incident to happen. We already know the poor dog's fate is to be put to sleep and the German Shepard as well is going to lose his life. I feel animals have more love and compassion than humans do and now because of this idiots actions of training him to be vicious and all the spectators who enjoyed the show need to realize they are the reason so many large animals are being unnecessarily killed instead of enjoying a long life filled with love from good families. So thank you idiot for making it harder for people who have big dogs able to find apartments without as i see it being discriminated against because of their love of big dogs, and for the mother of that poor child I am SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS and my prayers are with you and your family

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on
35 people are killed a year by dogs in US. 34 killings by Mastiff and Pit Bulls. 8 of those killed are the actual owners of the dog. Most of the rest are children of the owners of the dog or the owners friends children. The elderly also feature high in the death count. Solution? Shun people who own these dogs without good reason. Good reason?

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