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No criminal charges filed in Our Place Inn death

No criminal charges filed in Our Place Inn death

A March 17 press release from Maggie Valley Police Chief Russ Gilliland says that no criminal charges will be filed in relation to the unattended death of Kitty Currin at Our Place Inn.

On Feb. 15, MVPD responded to a call at the Soco Road motel around 9:27 a.m., according to a police report provided to The Smoky Mountain News. Police subsequently petitioned the State Bureau of Investigation to assist with their investigation. Currin’s death certificate, obtained by SMN, still lists the cause of death as pending, but heavily redacted audio from a 911 call provided to SMN by the Haywood County Sheriff’s Office features a male caller – apparently not her husband, motel owner Cody Currin – who says he arrived at the motel to check on Kitty and found her body. The audio seems to indicate a gunshot wound was involved. On Feb. 15, Cody Currin told SMN that his wife’s demons “had gotten the best of her.” 

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