Cape Girardeau woman accused of killing boyfriend with sword pleads not guilty

Published: Dec. 25, 2021 at 3:59 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 28, 2021 at 11:55 AM CST
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A Cape Girardeau woman accused of killing her boyfriend with a sword on Christmas Eve appeared made a court appearance on Monday, December 27.

According to prosecutors, 32-year-old Brittany Wilson pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder charges and requested a public defender.

The hearing was then continued to Thursday to see if Wilson qualifies for a public defender.

Wilson was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in connection with the stabbing death of Harrison Stephen Foster.

She is being held in the Cape Girardeau Municipal Jail.

Her bond was set at $2 million cash.

Wilson was arrested after Cape Girardeau Police responded to 911 call at 378 Barberry Street shortly after 11 p.m. on Dec. 24.

Police said the caller reported she had killed her boyfriend with a sword.

Officers found the woman, identified as Wilson, at the doorway to the home with the sword in the front lawn.

Police say they found her 34-year-old boyfriend, Harrison Stephen Foster, dead in the bedroom with what appeared to be multiple stab wounds.

According to officers, Wilson said she and Foster had taken some methamphetamine earlier in the day.

Wilson also told officers that she believed Foster has had several other entities living inside his body for the past several months.

Officers say she claimed that Foster was harvesting body parts from individuals, as well.

Wilson told officers that by stabbing Foster, she was “setting him free” of his entities.

After allegedly stabbing him a total of three times, she called the police.

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