Murder Charges In ‘Redneck’ Pit Bull Attack

Melissa D. Wolke, 38, was arrested and charged with murder. Police say that Wolke admitted to being in the residence and going “redneck” on the victim.  (Rockcastle County Sheriff’s Office )

Jan 13, 2020

Fox News – Kentucky police have accused a woman of killing a man with an aggressive pit bull, according to reports.

Authorities said Donald Abner, 55, died after being mauled by the dog at his home on Pug Lane in Conway overnight Friday, local media reported.

Melissa Wolke, 38, was accused of siccing the dog on Abner and refusing to command it to retreat, according to reports. She was charged with murder.

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“The way I look at it she used her animal, a pit bull, as a weapon to help her in this altercation,” Kentucky State Police trooper Scottie Pennington said, according to WKYT-TV.

It’s unclear what the altercation was about.

Wolke was also charged with resisting arrest, menacing and public intoxication, online records show.

The pit bull was taken away in a body bag after troopers were forced to kill it with gunshots, according to the station. Read more. 

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MEAWW, MOUNT VERNON, KENTUCKY: A Kentucky woman has been arrested for allegedly instructing her pit bull to fatally attack a man, after she physically assaulted him, according to a report.

Melissa Wolke of Mount Vernon has been charged with murder after she allegedly commanded the canine to bite 55-year-old Donald Abner, as she pummeled him on Friday, January 10, according to WKYT.

Neighbors who witnessed the alleged attack immediately called 911 in order to diffuse the situation and help Abner.

Kentucky State Police trooper Scottie Pennington shared, “Troopers and deputies advised the lady to halt and quit attacking the male subject that was on the ground. Not only did she refuse to stop but was also seen commanding her dog to attack the victim.”

Authorities then tased Wolke and fatally shot the pit bull.

One of the neighbors, Jerry Merritt, shared with Fox, “At night time I had heard several gunshots going up and down this road over here. I don’t know what they’re shooting at or for the fun of it or what.” Read more. 


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