Erin Beach of Newberry dies in fatal Newberry Apple Orchard Lane dog attack – Thursday, April 21, 2022

Newberry Apple Orchard Lane dog attack death of Erin Beach of Newberry – Obituary

The Newberry County Coroner’s Office has identified a 45-year-old woman who was killed in a dog attack on Thursday, April 21, 2022, as Erin Beach.

According to Coroner Laura Kneece, the attack happened on Apple Orchard Lane in Newberry around 12:53 p.m. Kneece said the victim was Erin Beach of Newberry and that the dog in question belonged to Eric Beach herself.

As the investigation continues into the incident, along with assistance from the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office, it’s still unclear what provoked the dog attack, the coroner said.

The dog was ultimately killed upon showing “very aggressive behavior” toward sheriff’s deputies and other first responders.

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