UPDATE, 9/20, 12:39 p.m.: The stabbing victim has been identified by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office as Carl Austin, 70, of New Iberia.
ORIGINAL POST: NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) — A man found with two stab wounds inside a New Iberia cemetery Sunday night was taken to the hospital and died.
According to New Iberia Police Spokesperson Sgt. Daesha Hughes, officers responded to the 1000 block of Dauphine Street around 8:30 p.m. in reference to the unresponsive male.
She said on arrival officers located the unidentified man.
Carolyn Washington, 50 was arrested on charges of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice.
A motive for the attack is not yet known.
Police did not say if Washington and the victim were related or how they knew each other.
Disclaimer: All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty.