The Pitt County Sheriff's Department has now released the identity of the young mother killed in Pitt County this week.
Twenty-two-year-old Vanessa Lopez Martinez was stabbed to death, her throat cut, in her home on Ivy Road just outside of Greenville Monday morning.
Lawmen say her two-year-old daughter saw the heinous crime. The manhunt is still on for the murder suspect, 22-year-old Limberg Leon Jiminez. He's the victim's estranged husband.