Bertie Correctional offender dies in apparent suicide

Published 3:06 pm Monday, August 19, 2019

WINDSOR – An offender at Bertie Correctional Institution in Windsor died Sunday in an apparent suicide, according to a press release issued this afternoon (Monday) by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Offender Kyle Berry was found unresponsive in his cell at 3:41 pm. Custody and facility medical staff began immediate life-saving procedures. Outside EMS was called to the facility and he was declared deceased at approximately 3:52 p.m.

Berry, 40, was originally serving two sentences on Death Row for the 1998 death of 16 year-old Theresa Fetter in New Hanover County. He was removed from Death Row in 2010 after a court appeal.

NCDPS officials are cooperating with local law enforcement from Bertie County and Windsor Police as they conduct the investigation.