UPDATE: Suspect arrested in stabbing death of 67-year-old Oberlin man

Oberlin police have suspect in custody

OBERLIN, LA (KPLC) - Police in Oberlin are investigating a stabbing that resulted in the death of a 67-year-old man according to Oberlin Police Chief Grady Haynes.

The investigation began when officers responded to a call from a home on E. 5th Avenue about a man laying in a pool of blood on the floor, Haynes said.

Officers entered the home and found the body of 67-year-old Leroy Shallow on the floor. The two occupants of the home were taken into custody and questioned.

According to Haynes, after a thorough investigation, 26-year-old Serena Irene Reyes was booked Saturday night on one count of second-degree murder.

Reyes is accused of stabbing Shallow to death. Authorities said Reyes told them a verbal argument lead to her stabbing Shallow multiple times.

Reyes is being held in the Allen Parish Jail on a $300,000 bond.

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