Mourning mom: Slain daughter had no enemies

The mother of a Bronx woman found shot to death in upstate New York says her daughter had no known enemies -- but she did

The mother of a Bronx woman found shot to death in upstate New York says her daughter had no known enemies -- but she did have mental health issues.

The mother of a Bronx woman found shot to death in upstate New York says her daughter had no known enemies -- but she did have mental health issues. (12/16/16)

THE BRONX - The mother of a Bronx woman found shot to death in upstate New York says her daughter had no known enemies -- but she did have mental health issues.

Katherine Gamble says she's unaware of any connections her daughter, 33-year-old Robyn Roper, would have had in Elmira -- or anywhere else upstate. She says Roper had been in and out of psychiatric institutions for years.

Police found Roper's body riddled with bullet wounds in the middle of the street Wednesday on Jerusalem Hill Road in Elmira. They were responding to a report of a car accident.

Gamble says her daughter leaves behind three children to whom she did not have custody of due to her mental health.

Police have not made any arrests.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A 21-year-old was critically injured after crashing his 1 21-year-old critically injured in crash on Bronx River Parkway
Barre originates from ballet, and similarly aims to 2 Ready, Set, Fit: Barre
Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title 3 Mount St. Michael wins CHSAA Archdiocesan title
US director Barry Jenkins (C) speaks after 4 'Moonlight' wins best picture at botched Academy Awards
Authorities say 10 people were injured when a 5 10 injured in Morrisania apartment fire

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Police in Elmira say they found Robyn Roper Bronx woman fatally shot in upstate New York

A 33-year-old Bronx woman was fatally shot in upstate New York Wednesday night. Police in

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE