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Police Catch Murder Suspect

***UPDATE 8:5 A.M.***Saline County Prosecutors file murder charges against Terry Thompson. Thompson is also charged with armed criminal action for his involvment in the murder of Rebecca Fisher. Thompson is currently being held on a $500,000 bond.***UPDATE 9:52 P.M.***Authorities just confirmed that they have caught Terry Thompson north of Saint Louis. ***UPDATE 7:13 P.M.***A mid-Missouri murder suspect is on the run after police believe he ditched his car in Columbia about 60 miles from the murder scene.Marshall police tell ABC 17 News they are looking for Terry Thompson, 45. They are calling him a person of interest right now. They say he might be the last person to be seen with the victim, Rebecca Fisher, alive.Police say at about 10:45 Wednesday night, they were called to Birchwood Circle in Marshall. Police tell us Thompson allegedly stole Fisher’s car and took off east on I-70 and ditched the car in Columbia and ran from there.Only a few neighbors say they knew of Rebecca Fisher and Terry Thompson. The two were in an on-and-off relationship. They said they were nice people, and there were never any problems from them. Neighbors say they’re shocked at what they saw just feet from their door last night.”We heard my sister walk out the door, and she said someone’s bleeding, so we ran out the door and there’s the woman laying on the ground, she’s just bleeding everywhere,” neighbor Kayla Stephens says.Stephens says shortly after that, ambulance and police were on the scene. Fisher was sent to the hospital in Marshall for her stab wounds and pronounced dead. Police tell us they don’t have a lot of details on how many times she was stabbed or what exactly happened. But they believe some of those questions could be answered by Thompson.”The off-and-on again relationship that he had with her, we believe he may have been the last one to have seen her, so we’d just like to speak with him regarding that,” Marshall police sergeant Roger Gibson explains.Police believe the stabbing happened in the parking lot. And Stephens tells us they heard a car honk from the parking lot, but couldn’t see anything when they looked out. And the following minutes are probably when everything happened.”Almost like 10 minutes later, that’s when all this stuff went on, so they were out here when it happened. I guess maybe she honked or he honked, I don’t know, but I know she fell against our car,” Stephens says.Police say they’re working with several other agencies including the highway patrol to locate Thompson.Terry Thompson is 45 years old, about 5’11”, weighing about 180 pounds. Police ask if you have seen him or know where he may be to call the Marshall Police Department at (660) 886-7411.***ORIGINAL STORY***Law enforcement in Saline County are searching for a person of interest in a homicide.Wednesday, December 26, emergency responders were called to Birchwood Circle in Marshall, Missouri regarding a 32-year-old woman with lacerations. The woman was later identified as Rebecca Fisher of Marshall. Fisher was taken to a nearby hospital and treated , but later died from the injuries.Now police are looking for 45-year-old Terry Thompson in connection. They tell us he’s 5’11 and weights about 180 pounds.If you have any information about Thompson, you’re asked to contact the Marshall Police Department at 660-886-7411.

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