Valerie Reyes feared "someone must kill me" the night before she left.

"She was very scared, very scared," said her mother, Norma Sanchez, during an interview in her home in New Rochelle. "She said nothing or no specific. She just said," I'm afraid I'm paranoid, Mom. I get anxiety attacks. She had difficulty speaking. "

" I asked her, "why do you feel this way?" Was there someone in your house? "I asked about her ex-boyfriend. And she said," No, "said Sanchez about his conversation with his daughter on January 28.

February 5: Woman found dead , tied in suitcase on the side of Connecticut road

Feb. 7: Woman found dead in suitcase identified as missing New York resident Valerie Reyes

"I is afraid someone will kill me, "said Reyes to his mother that night." "We wonder," who made her feel that way? " "Sanchez said.

Reyes, 24, who lived in an apartment in New Rochelle, collapsed with her boyfriends on January 24, according to Sanchez.

Reyes was identified Thursday when the body found two days earlier filled in a red suitcase, tied at the wrists and ankles and dumped on the side of a road in Greenwich, Connecticut 1

9659010] Valerie Reyes & # 39; mother, Norma Sanchez from New Rochelle, hugs a visitor to her New Rochelle home on February 7, 2019 Reye's dead body was found in Greenwich, Conn., February 5. [19659011] Valerie Reyes & # 39; mother, Norma Sanchez from New Rochelle, hugs a visitor to her New Rochelle home on February 7, 2019. Reye's dead body was found in Greenwich, Conn., February 5. [Photo: PeterCarr / JournalNews]