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Shreveport woman faces murder charges in death of husband

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Linda Cobb, accused of Second Degree Murder of her husband Linda Cobb, accused of Second Degree Murder of her husband
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTBS) -

A Shreveport woman now faces murder charges in the stabbing death of her husband earlier this month.

RELATED STORY: Domestic dispute in Shreveport ends in fatal stabbing

Back on December 4, 2013, Shreveport Police were called to a mobile home park located in the 7400 block of Glen Leaf Lane on reports of a medical emergency.

When officers arrived, they found 60 year-old Louie Cobb suffering from a single stab wound to the chest. Cobb was taken to University Health where he later died.

Linda Cobb, 47, who was at the residence when the stabbing happened, was detained. Mrs. Cobb was later released pending results of the continuing investigation with assistance from officials with the Caddo Parish District Attorney's Office.

Investigators say they found insufficient evidence to support Mrs. Cobb's initial claims of self-defense. On Wednesday, Linda Cobb was taken to police headquarters. Following an interview, she was arrested and charged with one count of Second Degree Murder in the death of Louie Cobb.

Linda Cobb was booked into the Shreveport City Jail.

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