Officers responded to an assault call at 2:15 a.m. in the 1000 block of Capstone Drive. When they arrived, they found Jessica Cortez Luna, 28, of Tampa, Florida dead inside the home.
Police said they are now searching for Jorge Maya Gomez, 28, of Tampa, Florida. Gomez is accused of murdering Luna.
Gomez is described as standing somewhere between 6 feet and 6 feet 1 inch tall. He has short brown hair and a long goatee. He was last seen fleeing the scene in a black 2016 Chevrolet 1500 Silverado truck with an NC license plate that reads HEW-3881.
The Durham Police Department considers Gomez armed and dangerous.
The case remains under investigation by Durham police.
Anyone with information is asked to call Inv. Mitchell at (919) 560-4440, ext. 29335 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.