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Opening statements expected to begin in deadly Grover Beach dog attack case

Posted at 3:09 AM, Mar 11, 2019

Opening statements are expected to start Monday in the case of Alex Geiger.

Geiger is a former Grover Beach police officer who was charged in connection with a deadly dog attack in 2016.

He faces two felony counts of failing to maintain control of a deadly or dangerous animal and involuntary manslaughter.

David Fear, 64, was killed in the attack. A woman named Betty Long, who was 85 at the time, was seriously injured.

Jury selection in the case began on Tuesday.