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Teen's murder calls attention to witness protection issues

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A DeKalb teen was killed just days after witnessing a murder.

Alexis Malone, 17,  knew that police wanted to talk to her, but she was killed before they had a chance.

FOX 5's Deidra Dukes spoke with the girl's father as well as a local attorney who said more needs to be done to protect witnesses.

Malone witnessed a shooting last week at a Stone Mountain apartment complex, which authorities believe to be related to a string of violence in DeKalb County.

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