IDs of 3 bodies at Asheville apt. released, but no cause of death

ASHEVILLE (WSPA) – Asheville police have identified the three people who were found dead in an apartment, but haven’t said what caused their deaths.

William Falls, 50, of Asheville, Kenneth Moore, 56, of Asheville and 58-year-old Rickey Smith of South Carolina were found dead Monday afternoon at Aston Park Garden Apartments according to a news release from Asheville Police Department. Police say Smith was from the Greenville/Spartanburg area.

Investigators didn’t announce the cause of their deaths or additional information.

Police received a call around 3:30 p.m. Monday after the victims were found unresponsive. Medical personnel determined that all three were dead, according to police.

Investigators spent hours gathering information as residents of the apartment complex looked on.

Vivian Fowler said she’s lived there several years and has seen large numbers of police officers respond to incidents in the past, but nothing like Monday’s law enforcement presence.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Asheville Police Department at 828-252-1110 or Buncombe County Crime Stoppers at 828-255-5050.

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