Wife arrested in fatal Hollygrove stabbing

Wife arrested in fatal Hollygrove stabbing

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A woman was arrested Tuesday in the stabbing death of her husband during a domestic dispute in the Hollygrove area, according to New Orleans police.

The NOPD has arrested 32-year-old Katrina Tollette and booked her with second-degree murder. The violence happened sometime before 9:55 a.m. in the 9200 block of Colapissa Street. Officers arrived to find the 42-year-old victim fatally stabbed in the chest.

The coroner will release the identity of the victim after notification of family members and will perform an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

Citizens with information that can help solve this crime are asked to call Crimestoppers at 822-1111 or toll-free 1-877-903-STOP.  You could receive a cash reward of up to $2,500 for the information leading only to the arrest, except on homicides, where Crimestoppers will pay half of the reward upon the arrest and half on the indictment of the responsible person(s).  You do not have to give your name nor testify to receive the reward but you must contact Crimestoppers directly with your information. Citizens can also submit an anonymous tip online to Crimestoppers at www.crimestoppersgno.org.

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