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Remains Identified After Buncombe Co. Domestic Dispute, Fire

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Shortly after 8 p.m. Friday night Buncombe County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a domestic call on the 100th block of College Circle in the Swannanoa community. Shortly after 8 p.m. Friday night Buncombe County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a domestic call on the 100th block of College Circle in the Swannanoa community.
Shortly after 8 p.m. Friday night Buncombe County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a domestic call on the 100th block of College Circle in the Swannanoa community. Shortly after 8 p.m. Friday night Buncombe County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a domestic call on the 100th block of College Circle in the Swannanoa community.

The Buncombe County Sheriff's Office has released the name of a man found dead inside a home, after a domestic disturbance and house fire.

Shortly after 8 p.m. Friday, deputies responded to a domestic call in the 100 block of College Circle in the Swannanoa community.

According to Public Information Officer, Natalie Bailey, a female resident was taken to safety just before shots were fired at deputies from the College Circle residence.

“Deputies did not return fire. Shortly after this occurred the home was engulfed in flames” stated Bailey, late Friday night.

Bailey indicated that several departments and the sheriff’s office SRT team assisted in order to “establish a perimeter and ensure there was no threat to public safety”.

Saturday afternoon, deputies said the remains are believed to be 57 year old Thomas Alfred Roberts of Swannanoa.


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