GOLDSBORO — Neuse Correctional Institution offender Jeremy Steven Dillon (#0783506) has died in an apparent suicide.
He was found unresponsive in his cell at 11:55 a.m. today. The prison’s first responders performed lifesaving measures, and EMS was called. He was pronounced deceased at 12:18 p.m.
Law enforcement was notified of the death and is investigating, as is common in these circumstances. The Department of Public Safety is cooperating fully in the investigation and is also conducting its own investigation.
Dillon, 36, was convicted on a habitual felon charge in Rockingham County on April 21, 2017.
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