New Orleans Police Arrest Woman for Tremé Murder

Mar 25, 2012

New Orleans Police have placed a Tremé woman under arrest this evening for the second-degree murder of her estranged boyfriend.

Police say 31-year-old Monica Pollard fatally stabbed her boyfriend at around 1:50 p.m. this afternoon, during an argument inside her house in the 2200 block of Orleans Avenue. The victim made his way outside, collapsed, and was taken to a local hospital where he died.

Pollard has previously been arrested for theft, forgery, trespassing, disturbing the peace, and obstructing a public place, according to police and the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office.

The victim's name has not yet been released.