Gwinnett teen stabs, kills mother on Thanksgiving, police say

Varian Hibbert was charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony.
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Varian Hibbert was charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony.

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A woman died after being stabbed in her home following a Thanksgiving Day attack by her 18-year-old son, according to Gwinnett County police.

Officers received a call about a “domestic-related assault” around noon Thursday and found the woman, identified as 42-year-old Marcia Chance, in the house in the 1100 block of Misty Valley Court in unincorporated Lawrenceville, police said. She had already died from her injuries by the time police arrived at the scene.

Chance’s son, Varian Hibbert, was taken into custody and booked into the Gwinnett County jail, according to police. He was charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony.

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