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Girlfriend mysteriously found shot dead in backyard, boyfriend claims: Police

This is a developing story and will be updated as additional information becomes available.

Georgia authorities are currently looking for witnesses after a woman was found shot dead in the backyard of a Gwinnett County home.

NBC 11Alives reports that Gwinnett police responded to a 911 call from a Snellville home off of the 2400 block of Northbrook Road on Monday. Upon arrival, a man told deputies that he came home and found his girlfriend, 36-year-old Natasha Smith, deceased in the yard.

According to police, the victim had been shot at least once. There are currently no suspects.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Gwinnett police at 770-513-5300. You can also call CrimeStoppers at 404-577-8477 or submit a tip online at www.StopCrimeATL.com.

There is currently a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.

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