Authorities: Eufaula woman, 71, murdered during home invasion

EUFAULA, AL (WTVM) - Authorities say a 71-year-old Alabama woman was murdered in her home on Farmer Road just northwest of Eufaula.

Barbour County Sheriff Leroy Upshaw tells us Elizabeth Sanders died from a gunshot wound last Friday during a home invasion.

The suspect allegedly took more than $10,000 from Sanders.

Authorities also tell us Sanders's son witnessed the invasion, suffering minor injuries. Her son mentioned one male as a suspect.

No one is in custody at this time, but they do have a person of interest.

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