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UPDATE #1: Victim and Suspect Identified, Suspect Charged

UPDATE: (Lawrenceville, GA, November 25, 2021) – The victim in this case has been identified as Marcia Chance (42, Lawrenceville).  Ms. Chance died of stab wounds.  The suspect arrested is her son, Varian Hibbert (18, Lawrenceville).  Mr. Hibbert has been charged with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Possession of a knife during the commission of a felony and is currently at the Gwinnett County Detention Center.    

ORIGINAL: (Lawrenceville, GA, November 25, 2021) – The Gwinnett County Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place Thanksgiving Day. 

Shortly before Noon, officers assigned to the East Precinct were dispatched to a domestic related assault in the 1100 block of Misty Valley Court in unincorporated Lawrenceville. When officers arrived, they found one deceased female inside of the residence. A person of interest was taken into custody and there is no ongoing threat to the public.  Detectives are currently investigating the motive for the assault, and the Crime Scene Unit is processing the scene.  Information on the individuals involved will be withheld until the next of kin is notified.

Citizens are reminded if anyone has any information to share in an open investigation, please contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. 

Case Number:  21-096492

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