NOPD arrests 75-year-old man for allegedly stabbing, killing girlfriend

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 4:48pm

The New Orleans Police Department arrested Seabon Gibson, 75, for the fatal stabbing of his long-time, live-in girlfriend early Sunday morning in Treme.

Officers responded to the scene shortly after 6:00 a.m. on Sunday following reports of a woman lying in a vacant lot in the 1400 block of N. Robertson. The woman was unresponsive and suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

Gibson confessed to killing the victim after police brought him in Sunday evening for questioning.

Gibson was then arrested for second degree murder around 1:25 a.m. Monday morning.

Gibson was previously convicted of attempted second degree murder and simple escape.


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