Authorities: Jail inmate hangs himself in cell
ASHEVILLE — Authorities say a man facing a habitual impaired driving charge hanged himself inside his jail cell.
The Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office said in a press release that a jailer making supervision rounds found 29-year-old Brandon Carl Chandler hanging from a sheet around 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Officers at the Buncombe County Detention Facility immediately began CPR, according to the press release. Chandler was then taken to Mission Hospital and died a short time later.
Chandler had also been charged with driving on a revoked license and was being held on $20,000 bond.
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Authorities say a man facing a habitual impaired driving charge hanged himself inside his jail cell.
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