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Woman arrested for stabbing her boyfriend to death

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One man is dead after Columbus police say he suffered a stab wound to the chest.

Police responded to the scene just before 2 a.m. Saturday and transported 38-year old Tyree Jevonte Burtin from his apartment at 4100 Cusseta Road to Midtown Medical Center.
Deputy Coroner Charles Newton says Burtin was pronounced dead at 11:47 a.m.

An investigation revealed that his girlfriend, 39-year-old Niketa Garnette Brooks was the one who stabbed Burtin. Brooks is charged with his murder and she will appear in Recorders Court Monday morning at 9 a.m. 

Burtin's body will be sent to Atlanta on Monday for an autopsy.

Jessi Mitchell

Jessi joined the WRBL news team in October 2012 after working as a freelance production assistant for MTV Networks in Los Angeles.
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