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GBI investigating after 9-year-old stabbed to death in Tifton

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Credit: WMAZ

TIFTON, Ga. — Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents are hoping someone comes forward with more information after a 9-year-old was stabbed to death Tuesday.

According to a news release, the GBI was requested by Tifton Police around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday to investigate the death of Alazia Johnson.

Tifton Police officers say they responded to Peterson Apartments and found Johnson stabbed to death, and it is being investigated as a homicide.

Johnson’s body was taken to the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in Decatur for an autopsy and results are pending.

Anyone with information can call the GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-TIPS (8477) or the Tifton Police Department at 229-382-3132.


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