Deputies: home invasion leaves suspect dead in Candler - FOX Carolina 21

Deputies: home invasion leaves suspect dead in Candler

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CANDLER, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Buncombe County Sheriff's deputies say at 6:29 p.m. Friday they received a call of a breaking and entering in progress in Candler.

Deputies say the call came from 249 Luther Road. When investigators arrived at the residence they say they found an unidentified white male deceased. The homeowner reported that a struggle with this individual occurred, and during this struggle the unidentified individual died. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

The Sheriff's Office requested assistance from the Asheville Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division due to Sheriff's Office investigative resources being focused on current homicide investigations. 

The investigation is ongoing. More details will be released as they become available.

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