NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend during a dispute over their Xbox console has pleaded not guilty to aggravated manslaughter.
NJ.com reports that 28-year-old Aisha Barr entered her plea Tuesday during a brief appearance in state Superior Court in Essex County. She remains jailed on $500,000 bail and wasn’t available for comment.
Authorities say Barr stabbed her 26-year-old boyfriend, Christopher Greene, at their Newark home May 31.
According to police reports, the couple began arguing over Xbox and the dispute turned physical. Authorities say Barr grabbed a kitchen knife and stabbed Greene in the chest. He was taken to a hospital, where he died.
The specifics of the argument weren’t immediately clear.
The homicide was the 36th of the year in Newark.