PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Pitt County deputies are investigating an apparent homicide this afternoon.
Sheriff Paula Dance told WITN that a woman’s body was found inside the mobile home at the corner of Highway 33 and Weston Road.
Multiple deputies are at the scene, along with a crime scene unit. Investigators fully dressed in blue protective garb entered the home shortly before noon.
The sheriff said there is no confirmation on a cause of death yet, but said there is a man in custody for an unrelated crime who is a person of interest in the woman’s death.
Sheriff Dance believes said it appears the body had been inside the trailer for a couple of days.
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