Press Releases

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

An offender housed at Albemarle Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19. This is the sixth coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison. 

SHP Seeking Public's Assistance in Identifying Fatal Victim

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

On Tuesday, July 7, at 5:33 am, the State Highway Patrol responded to a fatal vehicle collision on NC 50 at Old Drug Store Road.  A 2016 Dodge Charger was traveling north on NC 50 when it struck a pedestrian who was believed to be sitting in the travel lanes.

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