Woman who sought help at house after I-70 stabbing identified
ST. LOUIS – St. Louis County police have identified a 23-year-old woman who sought help at a house after being stabbed.
Police on Tuesday said the victim was Brianna Laster.
Police received a call around 3:40 a.m. Monday that a suspicious person was banging on the door of a home near Interstate 70. Officers found Laster, who was seeking help for stab wounds. She died at a hospital.
Prosecutors charged Derrick Sanders Jr. of Jennings with first-degree murder. He is jailed without bond.
Police say Sanders and Laster met the night before. He allegedly stabbed her after a verbal altercation.