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UPDATE: Residents and friends react to Franklin County murder

Cynthia Green
Posted at 6:44 PM, Dec 16, 2012

UPDATE (December 16, 2012 -- 7:14 p.m.)

APALACHICOLA, Fla. (WTXL) --Friends are mourning the loss of a woman whose daughter is accused of killing her.  

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office officials say Sandra Anne Loudermilk-Conkel, 46, of Apalachicola, is charged with murdering Cynthia Green. 

They say the investigation is ongoing and they still haven't released how Cynthia Greene was killed and why. And people of the town of Apalachicola are also looking for answers, some completely torn up over this tragedy. 

Teeliah richardson, appalachicola resident

“With this happening it really shocked the whole town,” said Teeliah Richardson, a friend of the victim.

Bernard Simmons said he was also a friend of the victim.

“Ms. Green was a very private person. She pretty much stayed to herself,” he said.

Sandra Loudermilk-Conkel was arrested Saturday on charges of first degree murder in connection with her mother's death. Green's body was found in the area of state road 30A, near appalachicola. Richardson says she'll never forget something Green did for her when she was younger.

“When we moved the people said we couldn't have no dogs in apartments so my mom went round there and talked to Ms. Green and see if it was ok for me to place my dog round there and she said ok and she took care of it for a long time and I used to go by there and check on him. She let me go back there and play with him,” she said.

For now, residents and friends continue to wait for answers, still in shock.

“For it to be such a small town for everybody to know everybody it's just unbelievable,” said Richardson.

Sandra Loudermilk-Conkel is being held at the Franklin County jail without bond.



UPDATE (December 15, 2012 – 11:12 P.M.)

APALACHICOLA, Fla. (WTXL) – Franklin County investigators have made an arrest in the murder of an elderly woman.

Undersheriff Joel Norred says Sandra Ann Loudermilk-Conkel, 46, has been arrested and charged for the murder of her mother, Cynthia Green, 68.

Loudermilk-Conkel was arrested December 15 at her home in Apalachicola.

Green’s body was found the afternoon of December 12 in the area of State Road 30A, 10 miles

Apalachicola Times newspaper reports Green was employed with the Florida Department of Corrections as a senior LPN at the Franklin Correctional Institution in Carrabelle.

Loudermilk-Conkel is being held in the Franklin County Jail without bond. Florida Department of Law Enforcement is assisting in the investigation.