Inmate dies while being processed at North Carolina Detention Center

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CARTHAGE, N.C. (WNCN) – An inmate being processed in the booking area at the Moore County Detention Center died Tuesday evening after experiencing a “medical emergency,” the sheriff’s office said.

Staff administered medical aid. EMS was called and CPR was initiated. The inmate died at the scene, a news release said.

The inmate wasn’t identified.

The State Bureau of Investigation will conduct an independent inquiry.

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