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August 22, 2007

Sumter County--  Sumter County investigators now say a woman found dead in her home over the weekend was murdered.

An initial autopsy report shows 47-year-old Melanie Kay Strickland died from a gunshot wound.

Her body was found inside her mobile home on Middle River Road Saturday.

Sheriff Pete Smith says his investigators and GBI agents are following strong leads, gathering evidence and conducting interviews.  So far, no one has been arrested.

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