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Man shot, killed at Buncombe Co. motel

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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.

Source: WLOS