BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. — The suspicious death of a man found in a motel in Candler is now considered a homicide investigation, according to authorities.
According to WLOS, Buncombe County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call Wednesday morning at the Nakon Motel on Smokey Park Highway, where they found a man shot to death.
Authorities say the victim was from out of state and found by a female friend.
The victim’s name hasn’t been released at this time pending notification of next of kin.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing.