BROOKLYN - A woman was stabbed to death inside her Brownsville apartment Tuesday morning, police say.

Investigators say they received a 911 call from a neighbor of Janice Dunston, who said she heard the woman scream. Officers who arrived on the scene shortly before 7 a.m. discovered Dunston's body.

Dunston's boyfriend, 50-year-old Douglas Burns, was taken into custody in connection with the woman's death.