Wanted Alleged SC Sex Offender Kills Self As NC Officers Try To Arrest Him

BURLINGTON, NC - A wanted sex offender in South Carolina was found with a gunshot wound to the head in Burlington, according to deputies. 

According to the Alamance County Sheriff's Office, deputies were asked to find Robert Wagoner, who they believed was residing in Burlington. 

Wagoner is suspected for committing a sexual offense with a minor. When police arrived at the 2000 block of Lowell Drive, deputies saw Wagoner through a window. 

When deputies approached the house they heard a gunshot, and found Wagoner with a gunshot wound to his head. Deputies say they also found a .38 caliber revolver on the ground near Wagoner's feet. 

Wagoner was pronounced dead on the scene. 

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