Valerie Abbott Harrington (9350)

7/12/2014: 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.

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