Jeffrey Wayne Holcomb, 33, reportedly hanged himself around midnight Monday. He was discovered hanging in his cell.
Authorities said he was still alive, but with a weak pulse at the time he was found. He was taken to Cape Fear Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
According to the sheriff's office, Holcomb had been in the Cumberland County jail since Nov. 9. He was being held on $5,000 secured bond on charges of financial card theft/fraud and probation violation.
The sheriff's office said The State Bureau Of Investigation is handling the investigation.
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