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One year later: Family of girl fatally stabbed at Warren school keeping her legacy alive

Posted at 7:12 AM, Sep 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-13 07:12:36-04

WARREN, Mich. (WXYZ) — The family of Danyna Gibson, who was murdered one year ago at school, marked the somber anniversary by keeping her legacy alive.

Gibson was stabbed to death at Fitzgerald High School in Warren last September.

Her classmate, Tanaya Lewis, is now facing murder charges for Gibson's death, that police say stemmed from a dispute over a boy.

Gibson's loved ones gathered Thursday night with hopes of preventing other senseless tragedies. She was a straight-A student who was involved in the marching band and color guard.

"This is the first type of situation we've had in the school district in the past 50 years," Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer said during a press conference at the time of the incident. "Officers can't recall a case where a student was actually murdered at a high school in Warren."

Lewis has been bound over for trial.