A man has been arrested and accused of homicide after he purportedly stabbed his ex to death and severely beat her with a slugger in front of her children.
Boyfriend Arrested For Killing Her Girlfriend
The supposed beating did by Stephen Craig Phillips, 37, was serious to such an extent that the youngsters are said to have blood on their face.
Jennifer McCollum, 34, was more than once cut while she was with her three kids in their home in Ballantine, Montana.
When police showed up on the scene, McCollum was at that point dead and lying in her very own pool blood.
The Boy Said To Police That His Mother Has Killed
The affirmation, as observed by NBC8 subtleties, how the three kids matured nine months, four and nine, all had dried blood on their hands, countenances, and feet.
At the point when specialists showed up, one of the kids is affirmed to have made proper acquaintance, ‘my mother has been killed. Steven executed my mother.’
A large kitchen blade was additionally said to have been found on the floor with blood on it. Phillips, who deals with murder charges, pleaded not guilty in Yellowstone County District Court.
Phillips’ mom, who lives nearby to the victims likewise told police that her child was in an on-off relationship with McCollum and returned home on May fifteenth shrouded in blood saying ‘I’m heartbroken… I took care of it,’ KTVQ reports.
A post-mortem on McCollum uncovered she had stabbed injuries over the vast majority of her body, different injuries – wounds to which she at last surrendered. Examiners wound up discovering blood recolored attire in McCollum’s home.
Police likewise got the opportunity to get notification from McCollum’s present boyfriend who uncovered that Phillips had been bothering them in the weeks prior to his wife’s death.