FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – Police are investigating a murder-suicide that occurred in Fayetteville late Thursday night.
According to the Fayetteville Police Department, officers responded at around 10:04 p.m. to the 3200 block of Kentyre Drive to a report of a person dead inside a home. When officers arrived on scene, they found Jessica Moore, 35, on a couch in the residence, police said.
The preliminary investigation revealed a man left the scene shortly after the incident. Later in the evening, Southern Pines police found a man in a vehicle who was pronounced deceased on the scene.
The man has been identified as Tito Matos, 37. Police said Matos was confirmed to be the suspect in the homicide that happened in the 3200 block of Kentyre Drive.
Mato’s death is being investigated as a suicide, police say.
According to police, Moore and Matos had been in a domestic relationship at the time of the incident.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective S. Shirey at 910-751-3009.