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Woman booked in boyfriend's stabbing death

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New Orleans, La.- Police arrested 32-year-old Octavia Gary with second degree murder of her 40-year-old boyfriend Sunday afternoon.

It happened shortly after 5 a.m. in the 8500 block of Green Street where police discovered a man stabbed to the chest. 

He was transported to the hospital where he later died.  

During questioning, Gary gave inconsistent statements of the incident.    

During the course of the investigation and statements from witnesses and neighbors, detectives believe Gary stabbed her boyfriend in the chest during an argument.             

Gary was previously arrested for distribution of crack, possession of crack, cruelty to a juvenile, possession of marijuana, resisting a police officer, possession of a stolen a vehicle, domestic violence, possession of stolen things, criminal damage, disturbing the peace and criminal mischief. 

The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of family members. 

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