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FIRST ON 3: Autopsy confirms Hewett died of heart condition
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 11:53pm.

videoAn autopsy report confirms that former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett died as the result of a heart condition, but Hewett's lifestyle and what happened in his final hours were also factors.

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FIRST ON 3: Murder suspect charged with throwing urine on jail guard
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:38pm.

videoA Wilmington teen in jail on a murder charge is in more trouble after allegedly throwing urine on a jail guard. Shelby Lentz is charged with second-degree murder in the January death of Martin Yakimovich.

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FIRST ON 3: Brian Berger moved to Central Prison for behavior issues
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 4:00pm.

videoNew Hanover County Commissioner Brian Berger is no longer in the New Hanover County jail. He has been moved to Central Prison in Raleigh.

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Commissioners discuss school bond, Scotts Hill helipad
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:38pm.

video Some New Hanover County residents sounded off on some big issues. Among the items that were on the New Hanover County Commission's agenda, public hearings on a proposed $160 million bond for schools and a plan to build a medical helicopter landing pad near the Pender County line.

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DA: No officers charged in Hewett jail death
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:27pm.

videoAfter a full review of security video and a SBI investigation, New Hanover County District Attorney Ben David has decided not to charge any officers in the jailhouse death of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett.

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New Hanover Co. Sheriff: Internal investigation into Hewett death complete
Submitted by Ashley Cimino on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:54pm.

videoThe New Hanover County Sheriff's office has wrapped up its internal investigation into the death of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett.

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Sheriff candidate says Hewett's death from lack of experience, procedure in jail
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 4:43pm.

videoRepublican Jason Vaughn says Ron Hewett did not receive correct treatment according to standard protocol, and that circumstances like those surrounding his death are caused by the inexperience of the deputies assigned to the jail.

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More questions than answers in Hewett's jailhouse death
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:23pm.

video Officials are keeping a tight grasp on information as the investigation into the death of former Brunswick County Sheriff Ron Hewett continues.

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FIRST ON 3: Ron Hewett was tased before death in jail
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 07/13/2014 - 12:33pm.

WWAY has learned former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett was tased before he died yesterday, according to a source close to the situation.

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Former Brunswick Co. Sheriff Ron Hewett dies in jail
Submitted by WWAY on Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:16pm.

US Marshals confirm that former Brunswick County Sheriff Ronald Hewett has died in jail at the New Hanover County Jail. It happened around 2 p.m.

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