More information released on deceased inmate at Lenoir County jail

Inmate dies at Lenoir County jail
Published: Mar. 14, 2023 at 4:09 PM EDT
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KINSTON, N.C. (WITN) - There is more information about an inmate who was found dead Tuesday inside the Lenoir County jail.

The SBI is investigating the death of 48-year-old James Hill.

Hill was jailed last Wednesday on several charges, including possession of stolen property, resisting a public officer, obtaining property under false pretense, defrauding an alcohol test, and four felony probation violations.

The man was in jail on a $419,500 bond.

The sheriff’s office has yet to release how Hill died in the jail.