Woman arrested in stabbing death of boyfriend at Brooklyn public housing complex

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BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn –– Police say a woman was arrested with the stabbing death of her boyfriend at a housing complex in Brooklyn early Sunday.

Cops say a man was stabbed to death inside one of the Roosevelt Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant on July 23, 2017. His girlfriend was taken into custody. (Google Maps)

Officers responded to a 911 call of a person stabbed inside one of Eleanor Roosevelt Houses on Pulaski Street around 3:30 a.m. When police arrived, they found a 33-year-old man unconscious and unresponsive with stab wounds to the neck and arm, according to the NYPD,

Ramel Patterson was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Octavia Elliot, a 30-year-old woman, believed to be the victim's girlfriend, was taken into custody, police said. A knife was recovered at the scene.

Elliot was charged with second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

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