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Jail Inmate Dead, SBI Investigating


On Sunday evening, 48-year-old Kevin Anthony Woodson died while an inmate in the Transylvania County Jail, according to Sheriff David Mahoney.

The exact cause of death has not been released due to medical privacy and a current investigation.

"At our request, we have asked for the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation to investigate the incident," said Mahoney this morning.

Mahoney said this was normal protocol when an individual dies while in custody.

Woodson, 48, of Asheville, had been arrested earlier in the day on misdemeanor charges of breaking and entering.

According to Mahoney...

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