BELLEVILLE, Ill. (KMOX) — A Fairview Heights man is in police custody accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend.
Authorities found 44-year-old Marguerita Harmon of Cahokia dead Saturday morning lying on her driveway. St. Clair County Coroner Rick Stone says Harmon was repeatedly stabbed in her neck.
Harmon’s boyfriend 43-year-old Michael Armstrong was at the scene when police arrived to the home located in the 1900 block of Camp Jackson Road.
Armstrong faces a first-degree murder charge. He is jailed on a $1 million dollar bond.
Online court records don’t show whether Armstrong has an attorney, and he doesn’t have a listed home telephone number.
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