2 NC men charged after person dies from drugs

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Joshua Elliott Collins and Linwood Lamon Hairston

YANCEYVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — Caswell County deputies arrested two men this week for death by distribution, according to a Caswell County Sheriff’s Office news release.

Joshua Elliott Collins, 35, of Providence Township, was arrested Thursday after deputies obtained and served a felony warrant for arrest.

He was charged with one count of death by distribution of a certain controlled substance.

He is in the Caswell County Detention Center on other unrelated criminal charges. Collins was placed under a $500,000 bond.

His first appearance in court is scheduled for March 4 at 9:30 a.m.

Linwood Lamon Hairston, 38, of Pelham Township, was arrested Friday after deputies obtained and served a felony warrant for arrest.

He was charged with one count of death by distribution of a certain controlled substance.

He is in the Caswell County Detention Center under a $500,000 bond.

His first appearance in court is scheduled for March 4 at 9:30 a.m.

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