WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - The family of Brandon Smith has unanswered questions about the events leading up to his death. According to Smith's sister, the body was released earlier Wednesday at the Davis Funeral Home.
Brandon Smith was shot and killed by law enforcement after officials say he shot Detective Michael Spencer of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office. The family wants to know how exactly he died.
According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, his body was released after an autopsy was done at Onslow Memorial Hospital.
Officials at Onslow Memorial Hospital say autopsy results generally take about eight to twelve weeks.
According to officials at the State Bureau of Investigation, the case is still ongoing.
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