CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — Christmas Eve, Friday, just after 11:00 p.m. Cape Girardeau Police Dept. were alerted to a report of suspicious activity in the area of Barberry near Quince.

According to Sgt Joey Hann, “Upon arrival, officers [detained] an adult female standing outside of a residence with apparent blood on her clothing. Officers entered the home to check upon the safety of any additional residents.”

Inside, officers located a deceased male of the residence. Harrison Stephen Foster, “34 year-old male … who had apparent, fresh stab wounds on his body.

According to the Associated Press, a sword covered with blood was laying in the front yard. Additionally AP states, “Wilson told police that she and Foster had taken methamphetamine earlier in the day. She also told investigators that she believed Foster had several other entities living in his body, and she was setting him free by stabbing him.” 

The female subject identified as Brittany A. Wilson, 32, of Cape Girardeau was taken into custody and later charged with First Degree Murder and Armed Criminal Action in the death of her boyfriend.

Wilson is currently in custody at the Cape Girardeau municipal jail on a $2,000,000 cash-only bond. 


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