Cobb police charge woman with murder, say she rear-ended man’s car on purpose

A 20-year-old woman has been charged with murder and aggravated assault after Cobb County police said she intentionally rear-ended a vehicle Monday night, killing the other driver.

Cikira Caivon Faison, who lives in Paulding County, was arrested early Tuesday morning, jail records show. She was being held without bond Tuesday afternoon at the Cobb jail.

“Said accused did intentionally rear-end the vehicle in front of her, which resulted in the death of the driver,” Faison’s arrest warrant states.

According to investigators, Frank Thompson was stopped at a red traffic light around 7 p.m. on Barrett Parkway in a silver 2002 Saturn SC1. Faison was driving a 2006 Volkswagen Beetle at the time of the crash, near the intersection with Dallas Highway, according to police.

“Faison did not stop and crashed the Beetle into the rear of the stopped Saturn,” police said in an emailed statement.

Thompson, 58, of Austell, died at the scene, police said. Faison was not injured.

Anyone with additional information regarding the crash is asked to contact investigators at 770-499-3945 or 770-499-3987.

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