Police say Augusta woman fatally stabbed boyfriend

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A woman is in Richmond County jail on a murder charge after police say she stabbed her boyfriend Saturday.

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Catherine Denise Gibson, 26, is accused of stabbing Albert Dawayne Hawkins, 40, at the Gibson family home in the 2200 block of Darlington Drive, according to an e-mail from Lt. Blaise Dresser.

The couple has a 2-year-old child who was home at the time, and there was also a 14-year-old relative present, Lt. Robbie Silas said.

The motive was not immediately clear, but Silas said the couple had been arguing.

Deputies were called to the home around 12:30 a.m. and found Hawkins with at least one stab wound on his torso, Dresser said. Hawkins was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Gibson is charged with murder and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.

This is the second homicide of the year in Richmond County.

– From staff reports

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proudgunowner 01/07/12 - 04:31 pm
And we're off to a flying

And we're off to a flying start for 2012!

Iwannakno 01/07/12 - 06:22 pm
Looks like it may be a record

Looks like it may be a record year.

leebraxjr 01/08/12 - 02:33 pm
This year was supposed to be

This year was supposed to be better than last year. I think it is time for Augusta to really crack down on their citizens and start making anger management and other programs mandatory. Their is entirely to much rage out there. If you are on foods stamps or getting a driver license or anything between you should have to take a class of several, depending on your rage.

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