Woman arrested for fatally stabbing husband in Brooklyn: police

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A couple’s argument turned deadly after a woman stabbed her partner inside their Brooklyn home Friday night, police said.

A woman was taken into custody after stabbing her partner in their Brooklyn home (PIX11)

Rochelle Watson-Stanley, 29, was taken into custody after she called police about the incident about 8:17 p.m.

When police arrived at the two-family home along Howard Avenue in Brownsville, they found a 51-year-old man stabbed in the neck. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to police, the man and Watson-Stanley are married by common law and have one child together.  Watson-Stanley has two children altogether, said cops.

Neighbors said the pair had been arguing before things took a violent turn. Watson-Stanley took her two children and dropped them off to a different location before returning to the home and stabbed her husband, police told PIX11 News

Watson-Stanley faces charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon.