Hendrix's Obstruction Of Justice Case Continued To February (2018-08-29 15:18:32)

Former Ashe County sheriff candidate, James Hendrix, had his felony obstruction of justice case continued to February 11th, 2019.

The Ashe Post and Times reports scheduling conflicts prevented Hendrix and one of his attorney's from being present at his August 27th court appearance.

According to the report, Hendrix was charged with felony obstruction of justice on June 11th, in the investigation of the October 2017 death of Brittany Perkins.

According to the warrant for his arrest, Hendrix obstructed justice by removing a letter from beside the body at the scene of the death before law enforcement officers arrived. Further, Hendrix did not provide the letter to officers once they arrived at the scene.

Prior to his termination, Hendrix had been on administrative leave as a result of the investigation. He was also terminated as Ashe Memorial Hospital’s Chief of Police.