Apparent Intruder Killed In Buncombe Home Invasion

Authorities say an apparent intruder has been killed during a home invasion in Candler.

Buncombe County Sheriff's spokeswoman Natalie Bailey says that deputies got a call about breaking and entering just before 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Deputies arrive and found a man dead at the home. Bailey says the homeowner told authorities that the man had died during a struggle.

Authorities have not identified the man or said how he died. Deputies have asked the Asheville Police Department for help in their investigation.