ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WNCN) – An Edgecombe County man is wanted for fatally stabbing his girlfriend earlier this week, the Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.

Mac Ricardo Lewis is currently on the run after murdering Gloria Peacock, 37, on Monday in the 5000 block of Nobles Mills Pond Road, deputies said. The sheriff’s office responded at approximately 6:50 p.m. to find Peacock dead on the scene, Detective Lt. Tinder said on Friday.

Lewis fled the scene by car and is considered armed and dangerous, according to officials.

Det. Tinder told CBS 17 over the phone that more details surrounding the incident cannot be released until Lewis is in custody.

The Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office announced the death investigation in a short statement at 8 p.m. Monday. Tuesday morning, deputies announced that Peacock was the victim.

You are asked to call Detective Lieutenant R. Tinder at 252.641.7548 or Edgecombe Communications at 252.641.7911 if you have any information on Lewis’ whereabouts.