A 20-year-old man who was roommates with the North Carolina college student found useless in her apartment has been busted in her death, authorities mentioned.
Eric Gael Hernandez-Mendez, 20, has been arrested on homicide prices in the death of 20-year-old Wake Tech student Christina Maria Matos in Raleigh, information station WRAL reported.
Matos was final seen celebrating her 20th birthday on Friday with mates, the outlet reported.
When she didn’t present as much as her personal birthday celebration Saturday, mates grew involved, information station WNCN reported.
Her mother and father, who additionally hadn’t heard from their daughter, drove to her apartment in Raleigh and known as police after nobody answered the door.
Officers found her physique inside her locked bed room at her off-campus apartment, authorities mentioned.
No motive has been launched for the slaying.
Matos’ household mentioned they didn’t know Hernandez-Mendez effectively, however they briefly met him when he helped their daughter transfer out of their house in Clayton, information station WTVD reported.
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“What was the motive? What motivated this man? I must know what the motive was. What was the explanation?” her father, Gerardo Matos, informed the outlet.
Hernandez-Mendez is being held on the Wake County Detention Heart.