New Hanover Sheriff: Hewett probe complete
7/23/14–New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon says an internal review concerning the death of Ron Hewett is complete.
That review found personnel at the jail acted appropriately.
The former Brunswick County Sheriff was in custody at the jail July 12th when he died.
McMahon says once the state investigation into Hewett’s death is complete—he will release more details about the incident,
Hewett was being held at the jail on a federal retainer at the time of his death.
He was facing federal weapons charges.