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Family of woman killed inside check cashing business demand killers turn themselves in

Family members of 55-year old Celia Luna say she is the cash checking employee who was killed when a robber shot her. Police continue looking for two suspects. (Antonio Castelan | KSNV)

A 55-year-old mother loses her life after getting gunned down inside the checking business she worked at for three years. Her family is speaking out in hopes the gunman will turn himself in.

"You guys took such a beautiful human being for nothing. There is no -- I don't know if they took any money from her, but there is no amount of money that you guys realized is what you robbed the world of," said Sheyla Padilla, the murder victim’s daughter.

It's the message Sheyla Padilla has for the two men who took her mother's life.

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Padilla says her mom 55-year-old Celia Luna expected it to be another normal work day at this check cashing business off of Vegas Drive and Jones Boulevard. Police say one of the suspects followed Luna inside the store and shot her.

"She was a 55-year-old woman. She wouldn't have put up a fight. They are trained to not -- everything is insured. They didn't have to do that," said Padilla.

The Padilla tells us her mom always was happy. "Her laugh, her smile. She was very good seeing the negative as a positive and we are here as a family trying to find that based on what she taught us. How she lived her life," she told us.

Police still do not have a good description of the two men connected to Luna's death. Padilla says it's important they are caught before they do it again.

"We are lost. It's that cliche it feels like a dream like you know of all the people to happen to nobody ever deserves to pass away but just under the circumstances and type of person she was," she said.

If you would like to help the family with funeral expenses here is the gofundme link: gf.me/u/f58kmt

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