Grimesland murder under investigation

Published 3:51 pm Monday, October 17, 2022

From Pitt County Sheriff's Office

Pitt County, NC – At 8:47 a.m. on the morning of Monday, October 17, 2022, deputies from the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office responded to the residence at 592 Weston Rd. for a welfare check.

Deputies discovered a deceased female, the victim of a murder believed to have been committed several days prior.  The name of the victim is not being released, pending the notification of family.

Detectives state that this homicide is not believed to be a random act and there is no known current threat in the area.  Detectives do have a person of interest as a suspect.  The suspect is currently in jail charged in an unrelated case.

This case remains under investigation and further details will be released when possible.

If anyone has information related to this incident, they are encouraged to contact our office at (252) 830-4141 or Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777 or online at www.crimestopper.org.  Through Crime Stoppers you can remain anonymous and if your tip leads to an arrest, you can earn a cash reward.