Police appeal after elderly woman mauled to death by three dogs

Police are appealing for help from the public after an elderly woman was killed, and four others injured, in a horror dog attack in NSW two months ago.

The tragic incident happened at Collingwood Beach, just off Elizabeth Drive at Vincentia around 7am on Sunday, 29 March.

Four people, including a 47-year-old man and three women aged 29, 73 and 79, were rushed to Shoalhaven District Hospital suffering lacerations and bite marks.


They have all since been released, however, the two older women are still recovering from their injuries at home.

A fifth person, a 91-year-old woman, sadly suffered serious injuries in the attack and died at the scene.

Three dogs were seized by council rangers following the incident and police say the owners have been assisting officers with inquiries ever since.

However, strike force detectives are still keen to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the attack and has not yet come forward.

“Police would also like to speak to anyone who may have encountered the three dogs prior to the incident,” NSW police said.

Two of the dogs are described as being medium-sized and brindle in colouring. The third is medium-sized and white with brown patches.

Inquiries are continuing.

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Is Queensland Premier now grandstanding by keeping the border closed.If its all about keeping Qld safe might as well shut up shop as the flu season is upon us and even though there is a vaccine some if us will still get it. There needs to be some sense out there otherwise a new pandemic will arise out of this, unemployment, depression, overloaded mental health facilities, suicides, all as a result of not allowing the public to get on with their lives.