Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields announces the death of Jack William Garner, 33, of Carthage. Mr. Garner died yesterday, March 10, 2019, at First Health Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst from complications resulting from an attempted suicide by hanging himself in an interrogation room within the Rick Rhyne Public Safety Building on Tuesday evening, March 5, 2019.
Mr. Garner had been arrested by Moore County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives for multiple felony drug charges. He was being held in an interrogation room while the warrants were being prepared by Detectives when the attempted suicide occurred.
Sheriff Fields had already notified the State Bureau of Investigation shortly after the incident occurred. Since this is an active investigation, no further information is available at this time.
Sheriff Fields and the members of the Moore County Sheriff’s Office offer their most sincere condolences to the Garner family.