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SBI investigating inmate's death

Posted May 19, 2008
Updated May 20, 2008

— The State Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate the death of an inmate at the Johnston County Jail, authorities said.

Authorities arrested Nancy Pritchard-Stone, 35, and her husband, Brad Stone, of Clayton, on domestic assault charges Sunday.

Two hours later, corrections officers found Nancy Stone hanging from a bedsheet in her cell at the county jail, authorities said.

Foul play isn't suspected in her death, authorities said.


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  • Whatever01 May 21, 2008

    They arrested her because he had a gash on his head where she hit him with a lamp. Sad situtaion. She has/had a 10 year old.

  • Winthro May 19, 2008

    Alot of times, both parties are arrested for domestic assault.

  • lockinlady May 19, 2008

    What did they arrest her for? She was probably just defending herself.

  • blondton13 May 19, 2008