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New witness describes 2 suspects in Sanchez slaying
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The Hall County Sheriff’s Office has released descriptions of two suspects in the fatal shooting of local businessman David Sanchez, who was killed April 12 in a robbery at Victory Foods.

A witness recently came forward and provided investigators with descriptions of both suspects.

One suspect was described as a Hispanic man 18 to 21 years old, about 5 foot 5 inches tall and 135 pounds. He was wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt, a hair net and blue jeans.

The second suspect was described as a Hispanic man between 25 and 30, 5 foot 7 inches tall and 175 pounds. He also was wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt, a hair net and blue jeans.

Investigators believe the suspects were dressed similarly and wearing hair nets in an attempt to blend in with poultry workers at the Memorial Drive area processing plant where the crime occurred.

Sanchez provided a mobile check-cashing service and was at the plant on business when someone forced him and a woman out of his car. The suspects then shot him multiple times and took money and Sanchez’s 2009 Nissan Murano.

A $10,000 reward fund has been established by the family for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hall County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division at 770-531-6879 or 770-503-3232.

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