14-year-old girl accused of stabbing her aunt to death in Burke County

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

BURKE COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- The Burke County coroner confirms that a woman was stabbed to death last night.

The victim's 14-year-old niece is in custody. She is charged with murder and possession of a knife.

The murder happened on Scotts Store Road in Burke County, near the Jenkins County Line.

The sheriff tells us the suspect stabbed her aunt after an argument and is now in custody at the YDC in Sandersville.

The victim's body has been sent to the state crime lab in Decatur for an autopsy.