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Robbery believed motive of DeKalb Co. woman's murder

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Riley Henderson is charged with capital murder in the death of Sarah Ortiz. (Source: Cherokee Co. Sheriff's Department) Riley Henderson is charged with capital murder in the death of Sarah Ortiz. (Source: Cherokee Co. Sheriff's Department)
DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Prosecutors say robbery is the motive behind the murder of a DeKalb County woman found dead last month in Cherokee County.

17 year old Riley J. Henderson of Cedar Bluff is charged with capital murder.

Investigators said fishermen on Weiss Lake found the body of 20-year-old Sarah Ortiz of Valley Head on July 18.

Prosecutors said the victim and suspect knew each other.

The case is expected to be presented to a grand jury later this year.

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