Woman charged in Buncombe Co. shooting death


Joselynn Mead has been charged in a shooting death in Buncombe County. (Buncombe County Detention Facility)

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) – A woman has been charged in the shooting death of a man in Buncombe County.

Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a residence on Morgan Cove Road in Candler shortly before midnight Thursday. Deputies found a victim there, who had died from a gunshot wound.

The victim has been identified as Darrin Sean Tinsley. Joselynn Faye Mead has been charged with 2nd-degree murder, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies said the two individuals knew each other, and the suspect was taken into custody without incident. Mead is being held with no bond at the Buncombe County Detention Facility.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

High School Standouts
Ask the Expert
First Responder Friday
Find A Job
wspa news app free for download choose your store below
download the wspa news app from the apple app store
download the wspa news app from the google play store