FAIRMONT, NC (WBTW) – Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 73-year-old woman in a dog attack in Robeson County.

According to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office, Brenda and Carey Walters were arrested in the death of Esta Currier. Currier died after she was attacked by a dog at a home in the 2200 block of Olivet Church Road in Fairmont on December 10th 2018. Currier’s 9 and 7-year-old grandchildren were also hurt in the attack. They were taken to McLeod Hospital in Florence for treatment.

“When the two responding deputies arrived they observed four Rottweiler dogs in the roadway. As the deputies exited their vehicles, they were approached by the dogs in an aggressive manner,” said the release from the incident in 2018. “The officers discharged their weapons to stop the threat of injuries. The dogs died and were taken into custody of the Robeson County Animal Control.”

Brenda and Carey Walters are charged with involuntary manslaughter and at last check were in custody at the Robeson County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond.