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Police: Fatal stabbing was self-defense

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Baton Rouge police say an 18-year-old woman was acting in self-defense when she fatally stabbed a 19-year-old acquaintance after he attacked her.

Cpl. Don Coppola Jr. says Kendrick Edwards, of Baton Rouge, died Thursday after suffering a single stab wound to the groin area.

Investigators say Edwards went to the woman's home and began to physically attack her, causing her to arm herself with a knife and stab him.

Coppola says Edwards was taken to a hospital where he died.

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