DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Neighbors say they're shocked and saddened to learn that a well-known woman was found murdered inside her DeKalb condo this weekend.
Brian Delaney lives next to the home where police say two women had shown up a short time earlier Saturday to check on a friend they hadn't heard from in several days.
"It was shocking. It was quite a thing to wake up to this morning," he said.
Police did not confirm how the woman died, but said she was murdered.
Detectives told Channel 2's Aaron Diamant there were no signs of forced entry at the residence.
Neighbors said the 40-year-old victim was
"Amy was very gracious and a wonderful person. From the moment I moved in, she came down, she introduced herself," said neighbor Courtney McMurray.
Meanwhile, other neighbors Diamant spoke to said they've been concerned about security in the community since the front gates
"You never know if it really would help or not, but according to our bylaws we're supposed to have security gates, entry and exit gates up," said neighbor Tim Debardelaben.
Still, Debardelaben says the complex hasn't seen much crime, which is why this murder has hit neighbors hard.
"We just really need to start paying attention to what we're doing," he said.