NEW ORLEANS, La. — A man stabbed at the Willow Brook apartment complex in New Orleans East early Monday morning has died, according to the New Orleans Police Department.
Chantell Collins, 33, has been booked with the second-degree murder of 33-year-old Anthony Perry. The woman was arrested.
Relatives told Eyewitness News the man was taken to the hospital for surgery. Police later confirmed that the victim had died by Monday afternoon.
One eyewitness said when she walked out of her apartment, she saw a man lying on the ground near a pond at the back of the apartment complex. Two other women said they found a woman sitting in their driveway covered in blood.
The woman told them she had an altercation with her boyfriend and stabbed him after he allegedly attacked her. The eyewitnesses said the woman appeared to be OK aside from a cut on her finger.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111.