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.
Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.