Suspicious Death Investigation
On Friday November 23, 2012 at approximately 1145 hrs. deputies from the Buncombe County Sheriffs Office responded to a report of a dead body at Carrion Lane in the Candler community. The caller reported that they were cleaning up their property and discovered a white male lying near the edge of their property line. Sheriff’s investigators responded to the scene and initiated a suspicious death investigation. Investigators are currently attempting to locate the next of kin. The body will be transported for an autopsy at the direction of the medical examiner’s office.
The sheriff’s office is asking anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area of Carrion Lane or has any information to call the sheriff’s office at 828-250-6670 or call Crimestoppers at 828-255-5050. If your tip leads to a reward you may be eligible for a reward.