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FIRST ON 3: Autopsy confirms Hewett died of heart condition

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.

DA: No officers charged in Hewett jail death

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.

New Hanover Co. Sheriff: Internal investigation into Hewett death complete

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

Sheriff candidate says Hewett’s death from lack of experience, procedure in jail

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.

911 CALL: Suicide suspected before Hewett’s death

videoThe audio of first responders' radio traffic and those initial 911 calls about Ron Hewett's demise were released Monday.

More questions than answers in Hewett’s jailhouse death

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

FIRST ON 3: Ron Hewett was tased before death in jail

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

Ronald Hewett lived, died a local legend

Ronald Hewett was not just a sheriff in Brunswick County. He was an icon.

Former Brunswick Co. Sheriff Ron Hewett dies in jail

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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