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Young boy in custody after father found dead in Yancey County, chief deputy says


THEN WE COOL BACK DOWN AGAIN. >> A YOUNG BOY IS IN CUSTODY AFTER HIS FATHER WAS FOUND DEAD IN YANCEY COUNTY. THAT IS ACCORDING TO DEPUTIE OFFICIALS SAY, 37-YEAR-OLD VERNAL KILBURN WAS FOUND DEA LAST NIGHT IN HIS HOME OFF BANKS CREEK ROAD, JUST OUTSIDE OF BURNSVILLE. DEPUTIES SAY THE CHILD IN CUSTODY IS UNDER 13-YEARS-

Young boy in custody after father found dead in Yancey County, chief deputy says

Vernal Kilburn, 37, found dead in home outside Burnsville

A young boy is in custody after his father was found dead in Yancey County, according to Chief Deputy Shane Hilliard with the Yancey County Sheriff’s Office.Hilliard said Vernal Kilburn, 37, was found dead Monday night in his home on Banks Creek Road, just outside of Burnsville. Hilliard said Kilburn was found after a 911 call. The child in custody is under 13 years old, Hilliard said. The State Bureau of Investigations is handling the case.

A young boy is in custody after his father was found dead in Yancey County, according to Chief Deputy Shane Hilliard with the Yancey County Sheriff’s Office.

Hilliard said Vernal Kilburn, 37, was found dead Monday night in his home on Banks Creek Road, just outside of Burnsville.

Hilliard said Kilburn was found after a 911 call.

The child in custody is under 13 years old, Hilliard said.

The State Bureau of Investigations is handling the case.

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