The Onslow County Sheriff's Office says a mother and her son from Hubert are behind bars, charged with murder and conspiracy.
Victoria Hernandez, 41 years-old, and her 20 year-old son Ricardo are charged with stabbing 33 year-old Ardelio Mayo Mayo to death.
Detectives say the stabbing happened Friday at 159 NC Highway 172. They say they found both Victoria and her son near the home with dried blood on their clothes. Officers also say they found sufficient evidence to support probable cause for murder and felony conspiracy charges.
The sheriff's office says both suspects are illegal aliens. Immigrations Customs Enforcement has requested that both Victoria and Ricardo be confined in the Onslow County Jail until they could investigate their status.