Henderson Co. deputy accused of assaulting woman, arrested & fired

Cory Burton
Cory Burton

A Henderson Co. deputy has been accused of assaulting a woman, according to the Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Asheville Police arrested Cory Thomas Burton, 39, of Arden, and charged him with assault on a female.

The sheriff’s office says it happened on July 11 around 6:23 p.m.

Burton is being held in the Buncombe Co. jail under no bond.

He has been fired from the Henderson Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Crime

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