AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) – Deputies say 21-year-old Cecilia Margarita Parra-Anaya is dead after being shot in the head.
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office said Parra-Anaya died Monday at Vidant Medical Center. The case is now being investigated as a murder.
A homeowner found Parra-Anaya while he was taking out his trash on the night of May 29th. His dog started barking and they went over where he found the then 20-year-old in a ditch.
Officials said the incident happened at 4315 Dickinson Avenue.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers.
Parra-Anaya’s family and friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help cover her funeral expenses.