Yancey County Death Investigation Continues

(Press Release from Yancey County Sheriff’s Department)

A combined Investigation by the Yancey County Sheriff Office and the N.C. State Bureau of Investigations is ongoing today, Monday, October 14, 2019.

The Death Investigation is the result of a family dispute that escalated to gunfire by family members in the Double Island Community midday Saturday, October 12, 2019. Gregory Steven Buchanan was pronounced dead at the scene

The initial investigation indicates that the deceased and his brother were both in the possession of firearms and that both fired their weapons.

The Investigation continues and further information will be released as it becomes available. At this time no charges have been filed.