Bastrop woman arrested on murder charge after stabbing

Claudia Maria Evans
Claudia Maria Evans(Bastrop PD)
Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 5:34 PM CDT
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BASTROP, La. (KNOE) - Bastrop police say they have arrested a woman accused of murder. Police released the following information on July 30.

On July 22, 2021 the Bastrop Police Department responded to a report of a subject having been stabbed on Van Avenue.

Upon their arrival, Officers found Jessie Martin b/m age 55 had been stabbed with a knife.

Jessie was transported to Morehouse General ER and later flown to LSU Shreveport due to his injuries.

After their investigation the Bastrop Police Department arrested Claudia Maria Evans b/f age 46 for one count of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder.

On July 23, 2021 while at LSU Shreveport, Jessie Martin succumbed to his injuries and passed away.

On July 30, 2021, Claudia Evans was arrested on a warrant for the 2nd Degree Murder of Jessie Martin.

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