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GBI: 9-year-old girl was stabbed to death at Tifton apartment complex

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Posted at 4:04 PM, Oct 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-07 11:08:57-04

TIFT COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified the 9-year-old girl who was stabbed to death at the Peterson Apartments Tuesday morning.

Wednesday, the GBI released additional details about the murder of of 9-year-old Alazia Johnson.

On Tuesday, around 7:30 AM, the GBI said the Tifton Police Department requested them to help investigate the child death.

About 10 minutes earlier, Tifton Police officers responded to the Peterson Apartments where Alazia was found stabbed to death. Now, agents and investigators are actively investigating this incident as a homicide.

Alazia’s body has taken to the GBI Medical Examiner’s Office in Decatur where autopsy results are pending.

Agents and investigators are soliciting the public’s help for assistance with this case. Anyone with information is urged to contact the GBI Tip Line at 1-800-597-TIPS (8477) or the Tifton Police Department at 229-382-3132.

This is a developing story. Stay with us for details.