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WATCH: Lynchburg Police, FBI give update on homicide investigation

Samantha Robinson was shot and killed in January

28-year-old Samantha Robinson was “simply driving down 12th street when a bullet entered her vehicle” and hit her on Thursday, according to police. She was taken to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital (WSLS)

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department and the FBI gave an update on the investigation into the homicide of Samantha Robinson.

The FBI is now offering a $10,000 reward in connection with her murder.

Robinson was shot and killed Jan. 21 while driving down 12th Street in Lynchburg.

[‘Just turn yourself in’: Victim’s mother speaks out as Lynchburg police continue search for homicide suspects]

The 28-year-old woman was “simply driving down 12th street when a bullet entered her vehicle” and hit her back in January, according to police. She was taken to Centra Lynchburg General Hospital.

Robinson’s mother described her as a “good, beautiful soul. Smiling, laughing all of the time and was the life of the party,” according to police.


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