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Woman found dead; Police looking for suspect

LANNETT, AL (WTVM) - Lanett Police are looking for the man they say murdered a woman in her home.

Around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning, police responded to 1010 East 3rd Ave in reference to a welfare check of Amanda Engelhardt.

When they got there, officers found Engelhardt lying in the floor of her bedroom in a pool of blood with a cut across her neck. 

Police have a warrant out for John Alan Lisenby in connection to this case.

Lisenby is a white male and is described as being 6'4", 160 lbs, with  hazel eyes, and blonde hair.  He was last seen wearing a green Gap jacket and blue jeans. 

He was reportedly driving a Gold 2007 Kia Spectra bearing Alabama tag # 12C734W and has connections in Columbus, GA and in Baltimore, Maryland.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lanett Police Department at 334-644-5236 or 706-585-7008.

If you want to remain anonymous, call Crime-Stoppers at 334-756-8200.  Any tips that lead to an arrest and conviction can be rewarded. 

News Leader Nine  is following this story, and will bring you the latest developments on News Leader Nine at Five.

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