Daughter charged in teacher's murder

May 8, 2007

AIKEN, S.C.---Christina Elizabeth Mavris has been charged with murder in the death of her mother, Dana Davis.

Davis was a beloved teacher at Schofield Middle School. She was found stabbed to death inside her burning home on Thursday, May 3.

Mavris was originally taken into custody on an existing bench warrant and considered an important witness in the case. Aiken DPS announced the murder charge this morning.

Investigators say they consider the case ongoing and are continuing to work the incident.


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  • by P Location: Los Angeles on May 11, 2007 at 11:43 PM
    Why would she do a thing like this? I think there must be more to the story..was she mentally ill, using drugs, what?
  • by Shamol Location: Aiken sc on May 9, 2007 at 11:33 AM
    hI, NEWS 12 MY NAME IS SHAMOL THOMAS I ATTENED AT SCHOFIELDMIDDLE SCHOOL. MY TEACHER WAS MRS DAVIS. I REALLY MISS HER
  • by angela Location: aikensc on May 9, 2007 at 03:21 AM
    if she did that she is wrong thats sad i have a mother live out there and she is up set about it as well i hate this happened the way it did i am up set about it to its on my mind all day and when i lay down i think about it i cryed about it its so sad
  • by stephanie Location: hephzibah on May 8, 2007 at 12:00 PM
    She need serious evaluation, help and prayers.
  • by Amy Location: Aiken on May 8, 2007 at 11:45 AM
    We seem to be forgetting something.. INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY!! Personally i think she did it too, but there has not been a trial yet!
  • by erica Location: tennille on May 8, 2007 at 10:46 AM
    why would she kill her own mother she needs to go to jail and never get out
  • by virginia Location: augusta ga on May 8, 2007 at 09:48 AM
    i knew she done.i just had that feeling
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