DARE COUNTY, NC - An inmate who died in custody at the Dare County Detention Center was accused of murder.

21-year-old Enrico Luciano Mascaro of Nags Head was arrested in July 2011 for the murder of Danielle Dennis-Towne of Illinois. Her body was found in his car in Clifton Forge, Va. The Medical Examiner's report stated she'd been shot in the head.

His father had reported the two missing from the Mascaro's home in Nags Head. Dennis-Towne was visiting the family.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is continuing the investigation into Mascaro's death.

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