Candler Death Investigation
Police are investigating a death on Luther Road in Candler. Deputies say a man caught another man breaking into his house and fought the man off. When deputies arrived they found the suspect dead inside the home. It happened Friday night at 249 Luther Road.
Deputies say they got a call about a break-in in progress around 6:30 p.m. Deputies arrived at the home and found the suspects body inside. Deputies say the cause of his death will be determined by an autopsy. No charges have been filed. The case is being investigated by the Buncombe Co. Sheriff's Dept. and the Asheville Police Dept.