ALMENA — A woman has been arrested after she apparently stabbed her boyfriend Saturday evening, causing his death.

The incident occurred at 4:23 p.m. in the 200 block of Soo Ave East in Almena. The woman called the Barron County Sheriff's Office dispatch to report she had stabbed her boyfriend.

"When officers from the Turtle Lake Police Dept and Barron County Sheriff’s Dept arrived they found a male subject in a backyard deceased," Turtle Lake Police Chief Al Gabe said in a news release. "Officers located a female subject a short time later that was believed to be involved in the incident. The female was taken into custody."

The incident remains under investigation by the Turtle Lake Police Department, Barron County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol and the Barron County medical examiner.