Prison inmate in Salisbury hangs himself
SALISBURY, N.C. — Authorities said an inmate at Piedmont Correctional Institution apparently hung himself to death early Friday morning.
Salisbury police are investigating the death of 44-year-old Kevin A. Barrett.
Barrett had returned to prison on Oct. 9 after violating his post-release supervision, according to the N.C. Department of Public Safety.
Barrett was charged in connection to a robbery in connection with a robbery at a Wilco convenience store Aug. 28 in Greensboro.
His charges included armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon.
Barrett was released on March 30 from prison and began his post-release supervision after serving 13 years as a habitual felon.