LAKELAND, Fla. — Among those mourning the death of Samantha Keithley early Monday are her co-workers at Keller Williams Realty in Lakeland.

"I was in disbelief -- just shock. I thought maybe it was somebody that she knew. I couldn't believe that it was Samantha," said Damion Boyce, team leader with Keller Williams.

Boyce said Keithley was part of a group that started working at the Lakeland office in June. 

"She fit right in," he said. "She had a focus for higher-end listings. In the short time she was here, she was doing extremely well in the Tampa Bay area."

Boyce started a GoFundMe account to benefit Keithley's children. The goal is to raise $50,000.

"Our focus immediately went to the kids and trying to figure out what they're going through and what that must've been like and what's going to happen to them in the future," Boyce said.

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