Police Find Timothy Wayne Bancroft Dead At Eden Jail

8:16 PM, Oct 5, 2013   |    comments
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EDEN, N.C. -- A man in police custody died, Saturday in Eden.

Police responded to the Eden Flea Market on calls a person was using counterfeit money.

Police took 45-year-old Timothy Wayne Bancroft into custody and took him to the Eden Police Department for questioning.

Police say Bancroft was secured on a holding bench waiting to be questioned when officers found him dead with his restraints wrapped around his neck.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is investigating.

This is a developing story. Stay with digtriad.com.

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