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Man charged with murder in Statesboro

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Statesboro police arrested a man on murder and aggravated assault charges.

Police said that at about 9:30 a.m. Feb. 15, Dennis Weaver, 42, used a knife against Marion Lamonte Wiggs and Lashika Weaver at a residence on Hart Lane while four children were there at the time. 

Police said Weaver stabbed Wiggs several times in his upper torso.  Weaver was also stabbed several times in the same area. A 15-year-old girl, a 13-year-old boy and two 9-year-old boys were under the care of Lashika Weaver at the time. 

The 13 year old and one 9 year old suffered minor cuts during the incident and were treated and released by EMS at the scene. Wiggs was pronounced dead at East Georgia Regional Medical Center at 10:02 a.m. Lashika Weaver is in critical condition at Memorial University Medical Center.  Weaver is charged with one count of murder and one count of aggravated assault. Weaver and Lashika Weaver are married, but separated, according to police. Wiggs was in a relationship with Weaver. Weaver was living in Twin City at the time of the crime. 

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Patrick Harrelson at the Statesboro Police Department at 912.764.9911.  You may also anonymously submit information to or by texting a tip to "TIPSSPD plus your message" to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

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