Man dies after breaking into shed

August 24, 2008 4:55:45 PM PDT
A 23-year-old Cumberland County man is dead after breaking into a shed early Saturday morning. Cumberland County Sheriff's Officials tell Eyewitness News that Robert Hubbard broke into a shed being used as a residence by two brothers, as they build a house.

Hubbard allegedly broke into the shed in the 9400 block of Hillsboro Street in Linden and began swinging a tire tool, striking 51-year-old Michael Crosby in the head.

Crosby's brother, 55-year-old Joseph, then helped him secure Hubbard, who died while being subdued.

Michael Crosby was treated at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center for head injuries.

So far, no charges have been filed. The investigation is ongoing. The evidence collected in the case will be turned over to the District Attorney, who will decide if any charges should be brought.


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