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Cobb County Sheriff's Office

18-Year-Old In Custody Following Fatal Georgia Stabbing

Authorities have charged an 18-year-old girl in Cobb County, Georgia, with felony murder after she was arrested at the scene of a stabbing.

By Evan Thomas | November 15, 2015

An 18-year-old girl in Cobb County, Georgia, is in police custody after another girl was fatally stabbed.

Police took Olivia Smith into custody at the scene after authorities say 17-year-old Abbey Hebert died from her injuries in her own front yard. (Video via WSB-TV)

On Saturday, Hebert's high school classmates organized a candlelight vigil.

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"They came up with the idea to let the luminaries go, and sing a couple songs, and let people talk, and say a poem. It was all driven by the kids," said principal John Kelly. (Video via WGCL)

Smith is being held without bond. Authorities have charged her with felony murder in Hebert's death.

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