Death Row Inmate Dies At Raleigh Hospital

RALEIGH, N.C. — Police say an inmate on death row has died of natural causes.  

Ernest McCarver, 54, died at a Raleigh hospital Friday.  McCarver was convicted for murdering 71-year-old Woodrow Hartley in Cabarrus County in 1992.  

McCarver received a death sentence in the case.  His execution was scheduled twice in 2001 but appeals kept him alive.