• Woman authorities say was murdered by man she met at Rainbow Gathering ID'd

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    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. - A woman who police said was killed by a man she met at the Rainbow Family of Living Light Gathering in Lumpkin County has been identified.

    According to the coroner, the victim is 18-year-old Amber Robinson. 

    Investigators said they were able to identify Robinson through dental records. She’s originally from Florida.

    Authorities told Channel 2 Action News they were contacted by police in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, about the arrest of 20-year-old Joseph Bryan Capstraw.

    Capstraw said he met Robinson at the gathering.


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    According to authorities, Robinson accompanied Capstraw as they left, hitchhiking from the event.

    The investigation into Robinson’s death remains active.

    The Rainbow Family of Living Light is a name for a very loose collection of self-described misfits, nature lovers and artists who gather annually in a national forest.

    This was their 47th gathering, but the first in Georgia. The event ran from mid-June to July 4.

    The U.S. Forest Service said law enforcement arrested close to 30 people and wrote nearly 900 citations in connection with this year's gathering.

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