Valerie Abbott Harrington Killed by Georgetown County Sheriff's Office

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Ashcraft Circle
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Police says a family member called the authorities to conduct a welfare check on Harrington. Deputies were told she was in the bathroom with a knife threatening to harm herself. The police was unable to make contact with anyone at the residence and located the property manager who unlocked the door. When sheriff's deputies were clearing the residence, Harrington allegedly charged the deputies with a knife. One of the officers shot her. Harrington died of multiple gunshot wounds at Waccamaw Hospital.

Victim's Name: Valerie Abbott Harrington

Agency Responsible: Georgetown County Sheriff's Office

Gender: Female

Age: 36

Race: White

Date of Death: July 12, 2014

County: Georgetown

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Geography: Suburban

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