Two Jail Hangings In ENC Under Investigation

The SBI is investigating two reported jail hangings in the east.

The Onslow County Sheriff's Office reported a hanging Tuesday evening at the county jail.

They haven't released any further details other than the SBI has been called in to investigate.

Meanwhile, the Carteret County Sheriff's Office says 50-year-old Donald Hall of Newport died Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained when he was found hanging in his cell back on August 7th.

Hall was found by detention center staff and was taken to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

The sheriff's office says the SBI investigation into the death is pending.

Online records show Hall had several forthcoming court appearances for both drug and traffic charges.