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Woman dies after dog attack – Jervis Bay


A woman has died after she was attacked by three dogs on the south coast this morning.


Just after 7am (Sunday 29 March 2020), emergency services were called to Collingwood Beach, off Elizabeth Drive at Vincentia, following reports of a dog attack.


On arrival, NSW Ambulance paramedics located five people – one man and four women - suffering lacerations and bite marks.


All were treated; however, a 91-year-old woman suffered serious injuries and she died at the scene.


A 71-year-old woman along with the three others have been taken to Shoalhaven District Hospital in a stable condition.


Three dogs have been seized by Shoalhaven Council Rangers.


Officers from South Coast Police District have established a crime scene as inquiries continue.


A report will be prepared for the Coroner.


Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report crime via NSW Police social media pages.


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