Benton police were called out about 1:30 Saturday morning to a domestic call on 2nd Street, where they found Tony Brown stabbed by his common-law wife, Deborah Hamilton.
Brown later died and Hamilton is at Bossier Max.
Assistant Police Chief Gene Hillen said that this was not their first call to the residence.
Clerk of Court records reveal that both had been arrested for commiting battery on one another, Brown multiple times. Brown also had a history of DWI's.