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Cumberland Deputy on Leave Amid Investigation

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Neelis Smith was placed on administrative leave with pay Friday, authorities said.

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Cumberland County Sheriff’s Deputy Lt. Neelis Smith was placed on administrative leave with pay Friday, authorities said.

Smith will remain on leave pending the outcome of an investigation, they said. No details about the investigation were released.

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