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Pregnant Pitbull Advocate Mauled to Death by Her Beloved Pet

That'll teach her!%0D %0D "A pregnant woman who was mauled to death by one of her pet pit bull terriers belonged to group campaigning to convince people that the animals aren't dangerous, it has emerged.%0D %0D Darla Napora, 32, was bitten dozens of times and found by her husband Greg covered in blood outstretched on their living room floor in Pacifica, California.%0D %0D Police say the two-year-old unneutered pit bull believed to be responsible was hovering around the woman, who had major injuries to her upper body and face.%0D %0D It has since emerged Napora was a member of Bay Area Dog Lovers Responsible About Pit Bulls, a group that does its best to convince people that pit bulls aren't really that dangerous.%0D %0D 'When they arrived, they found the victim laying in her own front living room; she was not breathing, unresponsive and had major trauma to her upper body,' said Pacifica Police Captain Dave Bretini. %0D %0D %0D 'The husband stated that when he got home, at about noon, he found his wife with their pit bull hovering over her.'%0D Police shot the pit bull terrier, similar to the one pictured, dead as it tried to escape from the Napora's back garden%0D Police shot the blood covered animal dead as it tried to escape from the back garden whilst officers conducted their investigation.%0D 'The last thing we wanted to happen was for the dog to get out and start attacking bystanders or be loose in the neighbourhood,' Bertini said. %0D %0D 'So as soon as the dog got out of the backyard, the decision was immediately made to put that dog down and that's why the dog was shot three times by two officers on scene.'%0D Mr Napora, who still believes the dogs are not dangerous, has said he will bury his wife with the dead pet.%0D %0D Locals had strong reactions to Mrs Napora's death and many said they didn't know the couple had dogs as they hadn%E2%80%99t seen them outside.%0D %0D Neighbour Tom Lujan believes pit bulls are dangerous: 'I wouldn't have one, and I wouldn't want my family around one,' he said.%0D The Napora's next door neighbour surprisingly said the dogs had always been well behaved.%0D %0D 'We shared a fence with them and if our dogs were barking at each other she'd call them off and they'd back off. They responded very well.'%0D For Greg Napora the tragic attack came out of the blue as they had had the dog since it was a puppy.%0D Police said there were no prior problems at the household and no reason to expect the dog attack.%0D 'Eventually we're going to find out if there's anything physically or medically wrong with the dog that may have caused this attack,' Bertini said.%0D The couple owned another 6-year-old pit bull who has been spayed.%0D The other dog was taken to the Peninsula Humane Society for examination although Police do not believe the other pit bull had anything to do with the attack.%0D %0D An autopsy for the woman and a necropsy for the dog were scheduled for Friday.%0D It is unknown how far along Darla was with her pregnancy."

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