NCDPS: Maury correctional offender dies in apparent suicide

Published 3:42 pm Monday, November 21, 2022

MAURY — Maury Correctional Institution offender Bradley Lynn Chavis (#0992910) has died in an apparent suicide.

He was found unresponsive around 6:45 p.m. Friday. The prison’s first responders performed lifesaving measures, and EMS was called. He was pronounced deceased at 7:08 p.m.

Bradley Lynn Chavis (NCDPS)

Law enforcement was notified of the death and is investigating, as is common in these circumstances. The Department of Public Safety is cooperating fully in the investigation and is also conducting its own investigation.

Chavis, 33, was admitted to prison on Nov. 17, 2021, for convictions in New Hanover and Caldwell counties of assault, speeding to elude arrest and drug possession. He was scheduled to be released Mar. 6, 2023.