Beaufort County inmate serving probation dies


WASHINGTON, Beaufort County - An inmate serving a 30-day sentence for a probation violation died on May 8 at Vidant Beaufort Hospital.

According to the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, Corey Edward Anderson of Core Point Road died as a result of a medical condition. Officials said he began serving his sentence on April 28 and on May 7, he reported he was not feeling well to the nurse on duty. He was transported to Vidant Beaufort Hospital where he died.

The sheriff's office staff has been in contact with Anderson's family, hospital staff, the local district attorney's office, as well as state officials throughout this incident. No further information will be released at this time.

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