NEWORLEANS- A 40-year-old man was stabbed and killed early Sunday in the Leonidas neighborhood, police said.

Police responded to a stabbing shortly after 5 a.m. in the 8500 block of Green Street. They found the victim stabbed to the chest. He was transported to the hospital where he later died.

The man's name has not been released. Police later arrested the victim's girlfriend, Octavia Gary, 32, and booked her with second-degree murder hours after the incident.

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