Augusta County girl dies after Rottweiler attack

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Published: Jan. 30, 2022 at 1:36 PM EST
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WAYNESBORO, Va. (WHSV) - A seven-year-old girl was killed in a dog attack Saturday.

Waynesboro Police said they went to a house in the 200 block of Parker Heights Road just before 2:30 p.m. for a reported dog attack on Jan. 29.

When officers got there, they found a Rottweiler that belonged to that home had attacked the girl.

She was taken to Augusta Health where she later died from her injuries.

A woman was also injured in the attack. She was treated for her injuries and released from the hospital.

The Rottweiler was then taken by the Waynesboro Police Department for standard quarantine protocol at a local shelter.

On Sunday January 30, 2022, the Waynesboro Police Department charged 60-year-old Stephen Christopher Kachmar of Waynesboro with the following offense:

§ 3.2-6540 – Dangerous Dog

No further information will be released at this time.

A gofundme has been created to help the family.

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