Girl, 14, faces murder charge in stabbing death of 11-year-old boy

A 14-year-old girl is facing aggravated assault and felony murder charges in the stabbing death of an 11-year-old boy in Dawson County.

Dawson County deputies responded to reports of a stabbing at a home late Saturday afternoon and found the boy suffering from multiple stab wounds, Sheriff Jeff Johnson told the Dawson County News.

Johnson declined to comment on the relationship between the boy and the girl, but he said the girl will be charged as an adult and was being held without bond. Her name was not released.

The investigation will be led by the sheriff’s office and Georgia Bureau of Investigation with help from Dawson County prosecutors.

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