MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - A family is left broken hearted with the senseless murder of their loved one, 65-year-old Lai Robinson.
"She just always told me to do the right thing. It's just unexplainable I don't even know what to say," said Robinson's son Chainin.
Friday, June 28 friends and family gathered in front of Robinson's home where police said she was robbed and shot Tuesday night.
"She was a grandmamma. She was a mother. She took care of us and everyone. It will never be the same again for us, my family and the neighborhood," said Robinson's grandson Vanlee Tran.
Those closest to Robinson remembered how she cared for all who came around.
They said she had a special place in her heart for children and would sell them candy from her home.
"Everyday when school let's out there were kids buying candy," said her grandson Vanny Tran. "If you were in need always someone to talk to, a friend, mother, grandmothe,r neighbor, she was amazing."
The family said Robinson's husband is in a nursing home and she visited him daily. They said she wanted to eventually retire and move back to Vietnam.
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