Cobb cops: Acworth girl, 17, stabbed to death by another teenager

A 17-year-old Cobb County girl was stabbed to death Saturday morning by a fellow teenager, police said.

Cobb County police Officer Alicia Chilton said officers responded to a home on the 3100 block of Blowing Wind Court near Acworth at about 8:50 a.m. They found the victim, identified as Abbey Hebert, dead in the front yard.

The suspect in Hebert’s death, 18-year-old Olivia Smith, was taken into custody at the scene and has been charged with felony murder, Chilton said. Smith is being held at the Cobb County jail without bond.

The relationship between Hebert and Smith was not immediately clear, nor was a possible motive. Smith was described as a resident of Canton.

The incident remains under investigation, Chilton said.

Saturday night, dozens of students gathered at Hebert’s Allatoona High School for a vigil in her memory.

“She was just an outgoing young lady, just a great kid, well liked by everyone,” Principal John Kelly told Channel 2 Action News.

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