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Charges upgraded to murder in assault case

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Gainesville Police have arrested a woman in connection with an assault that killed a man on Wednesday.

The woman, Pamela Porter, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, the night of the incident. Her charges have since been upgraded to Murder and Aggravated Assault.

The original incident happened on June 13. Authorities were called out the home Porter shared with her boyfriend, Rodney Griffith, to respond to reports of an unresponsive man with stab wounds.

Authorities transported Griffith to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center where he died from his wounds on Wednesday.

Porter is being held at the Hall County Jail.
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