Arrest made in fatal New Orleans East stabbing

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NEW ORLEANS — The NOPD has arrested the suspect in Thursday night’s fatal stabbing in New Orleans East.

Officers were called to the scene of a homicide, at an apartment building in the 9000 block of Chef Menteur Highway.

The NOPD reported responding to the call at a little after 8:00.

Police say the victim is an adult male and it appeared that he had been stabbed to death.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have arrested 58-year-old Darryl Hawthorne in connection with the stabbing.

Witnesses were able to place Hawthorne at the scene.

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