Body of 20-year-old woman found less than a mile from NC State in Raleigh; Death investigated as homicide

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- A 20-year-old woman's body was discovered less than a mile from NC State University's campus on Sunday evening.

Just before 7:15 p.m., someone called 911 and asked for a welfare check on a missing person at an apartment at 1500 block of Hillsborough Street.

On arrival, officers found the body of a "deceased adult."

On Monday, Raleigh police identified the woman as 20-year-old Christina Maria Matos.

Her death is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Raleigh Police Department at (919) 834-4357 or visit

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