Missouri woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a sword

CAPE GIRARDEAU (Mo. (AP) -- A Missouri woman was charged with murdering her boyfriend on Christmas Eve with a sword.

Missouri woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a sword

Cape Girardeau Police reported that Brittany Wilson, 32, was found with blood on her clothes and a sword in her front yard outside her Cape Girardeau home. Cape Girardeau, located in southeast Missouri is approximately 115 miles (185.07 km) south of St. Louis.

KFVS television reported that a woman called police Friday night shortly after 11 p.m. to report that her boyfriend had been killed with a sword.

Officers arrested Wilson and discovered Harrison Stephen Foster, her 34-year old boyfriend, inside the house with multiple stab wounds.

Wilson claimed that Foster and she had both taken methamphetamine in the earlier part of the day. She also stated to police that Foster was living with several entities and she was attempting to free him by stabbing him.

Wilson was held on Sunday, in lieu of a $2 million bond. Wilson has been charged with first degree murder and armed criminal activity. Wilson did not have an attorney at the time.

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