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'My (Expletive) Stabbed Me': Woman Accused Of Knifing Her Boyfriend To Death, Reports Say

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Source: Allen County Sheriff’s Department; UNSPLASH

Oct. 20 2022, Published 9:01 a.m. ET

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A woman was arrested days after a man suffering multiple stab wounds sought help at a fire station in Indiana and later died from his injuries, police said.

On Oct. 13, Fort Wayne firefighters attempted to treat 38-year-old Robert Lee Higginbotham III before he was rushed to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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The Fort Wayne Police Department Homicide Unit said they identified a suspect in the case as Christina Habegger, 35, NBC Fort Wayne reported.

She was taken into custody during a traffic stop on the morning of Oct. 17 and charged her with murder.

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A witness told police that she came downstairs at a home to find Higginbotham taking off his shirt and showing his stab wound, according to WANE.

The witness told police that Higginbotham referenced his girlfriend, Habegger, as the person who attacked.

“My (expletive) stabbed me," he said, according to WANE.

The witness and the victim's brother then took him to the fire station, according to WANE.

Habegger declined to speak to police without a lawyer, according to the report. However, police noticed she had a wound on her finger. Several of her fingernails were also broken off.


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