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Tifton man arrested for 9-year-old's stabbing death

Posted at 9:06 PM, Oct 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-10 21:06:50-04

TIFTON, Georgia (WTXL) - — Georgia investigators have made in arrest in connection to the stabbing death of 9-year-old Alazia Johnson.

18-year-old Semaj Moss is now facing charges for felony murder and aggravated assault. The Tifton man was picked up by Lowndes County deputies this evening.

Officers found Johnson stabbed to death in the Peterson Apartments Tuesday morning. Police are working with state investigators to figure out exactly what happened.

A reward of up to $8,000 was offered for help to track down her killer.

Agents are still 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.