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DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) – A woman found dead at a Douglas cell phone center Wednesday night is now the center of a homicide investigation. GBI agents and Douglas police spent ten hours gathering evidence and trying to figure out how and why she was killed.
Sandra Robinson's boyfriend called 911 at 7:15 Wednesday night when he couldn't get a hold of her at work. When police went to check on her the store was closed, the doors were locked, and she was dead.
The GBI wouldn't tell us how she died or what the motive was. But they do believe she was murdered.
At 1:00AM GBI agents still crowded the Prepaid Superstore on South Madison dusting for fingerprints and taking pictures, six hours after Sandra Robinson of Douglas was murdered.
"It was a shock especially the time of day and the area it was in, it was a shock," admitted Douglas Police Detective Antonio Ward. He says Robinson's boyfriend tried calling her at the cell phone company several times. When he didn't hear from her he got worried and drove to the store to check on her, then called police when he saw the doors were locked.
"The doors were locked and a couple officers made entry," said Ward.
Inside they found Robinson lying dead on the floor in a back room. "We called GBI and we backed off and turned it over to them," he said.
Several people stood behind crime scene tape watching the investigation unfold, mournful and scared.
"It's a sad situation going out right now, the community needs to pray together. You never know what's going to happen when you step outside, the crime is here in Douglas and something needs to be done about it," said Tyrone Paulk.
The Douglas Police Department and the GBI questioned her boyfriend and others at the scene but no one is in custody and they have no suspects at this time.
Robinson's friends and a cousin told us she was a very loved and well known person in Douglas. Her brother is a pastor there.
This is the second death investigation launched by the Douglas Police department this week. On Sunday a man was found dead with a gunshot wound in his head.