Inmate dies at Dare County Detention Center - WNCT

Inmate dies at Dare County Detention Center

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MANTEO, N.C. -

Late Sunday night an unresponsive inmate was discovered by detention officers in a cell at the Dare County Detention Center. Dare County EMS was called to the jail and the inmate was pronounced dead. North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation as they usually do when a person dies in jail.

The incident is being treated as an apparent suicide. Local relatives have been notified, but the inmate's name is being withheld at this time.

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