A former Canton resident died in what police in Wilson, North Carolina say is a murder.
Courtney Caitlyn Rea, 22, was found dead at her home Jan. 23.
Police arrested Eric Devon Hooker, 28, on Jan. 24. He's charged with first-degree murder.
He's the father of her newborn child.
Hooker remains in custody.
Canton R-V High School principal Jesse Uhlmeyer confirmed that Rea is a former student in the district.
Wilson police have not released details about Rea's death.