TULSA -- Police have identified the man who was allegedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend in west Tulsa as 36-year-old Ronnie Beetz.
Police arrested Micca Thompson, 38, on a second-degree murder complaint following the stabbing.
Officers were called out to Thompson's home at the Parkview Terrace Apartments on Thursday around 1:30 a.m.
According to police, Thompson called 911 claiming she stabbed her boyfriend after he slapped and choked her.
When officers arrived, they found Beetz with a stab wound to the stomach. He was rushed to the hospital where he died at 3:20 a.m.
"Basically what we got here is a claim of self-defense, but no real evidence to back that up. What we know is that there was a samurai sword in the apartment that she got her hands on and stabbed him," said Sergeant Dave Walker with the Tulsa Police Department's Detective Division.
This is Tulsa's 32nd homicide of 2017.
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