SHERIFF: Apparent homicide after woman’s body found inside Highway 33 trailer

SHERIFF:  Apparent homicide after woman’s body found inside Highway 33 trailer

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.

Stay with WITN-TV and WITN.com for more on this developing story.

Deputies in full protective gear enter the mobile home late this morning.

Deputies in full protective gear enter the mobile home late this morning.

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