The body of a woman found mutilated on Bright Street on May 24 has been identified by the State Crime Laboratory as Heather Diane Stewart.
LaToya Henry, Goldsboro Police Department spokesperson, said police received confirmation of the 38-year-old woman’s remains after waiting nearly two weeks.
Two suspects have been arrested and charged with murder in the slaying after Rodney Daniels, who lives at 304 Bright St., found the body in his driveway.
Willie Lee Langston Jr., 29, of LaGrange, was charged May 28 with murder and booked in the county jail without bond.
On Friday, Tamarcus Shaquan Ellis, aka “Mark-B,” 31, of Goldsboro, was arrested at a home in Baltimore County, Maryland, before being extradited to North Carolina for a pending murder charge.
Goldsboro Police Chief Mike West said Stewart’s death was not random and the crime involves multiple scenes that are part of the investigation.
West did not confirm a motive in the killing and declined to describe the condition of the body when it was found.
“I think the farthest we’re going to go is that it was just dismembered,” West said. “It’s unusual to have a crime like this. What’s going through somebody’s head, some people’s head, to do this.”
The death is not suspected to be linked to drugs or gang activity.
The investigation, which includes assistance from the State Bureau of Investigation, is ongoing and additional charges are possible.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Goldsboro Wayne Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or submit a tip to p3tips.com. Callers remain anonymous. Crime Stoppers will give cash rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to a felony arrest.