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Police: Asheville man attacked victim, killing him

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Gary Jenkins (Source: Asheville Police Dept.) Gary Jenkins (Source: Asheville Police Dept.)
The Pisgah View Apartment where police say Smith was attacked. (Feb. 26, 2014/FOX Carolina) The Pisgah View Apartment where police say Smith was attacked. (Feb. 26, 2014/FOX Carolina)
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

An Asheville man who had severe head trauma died and the man accused of attacking him is in jail, according to police.

Police said they were called to the Pisgah View Apartments Tuesday about 9:15 p.m. for an assault.

According to police, the victim, Richard Smith, 59, of Clyde, was found with severe injuries and was taken to the hospital where he later died.

According to police, Gary Jenkins, 43, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder in connection with death. He is being held without bond at the county jail.

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