Slidell woman stabbed to death in domestic dispute

Joan Faye Hartman, 54
Joan Faye Hartman, 54

Slidell, La. - Police in Slidell say a 27 year-old woman is dead after getting into an argument with her boyfriend's mother over the weekend.

It happened early Sunday morning in the 200 block of Brookter Street.

A spokesman with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Department says officers were called to the home in response to a reported stabbing.

Responding deputies encountered the victim's boyfriend outside the home.  The couple had been living in the home with his parents.

Police found the victim lying on the floor suffering from stab wounds, and another woman standing over her, yelling at her.  The woman was identified as 54 year-old Joan Faye Hartman.

The victim was taken to the hospital where she later died.

Joan Hartman was arrested and transported to the Sheriff's Slidell complex for questioning where she admitted to stabbing the victim.

Hartman was booked with second degree murder.