45-year-old Terry Thompson is wanted for questioning in the death of 32-year-old Rebecca Fisher.

Update – 10:00:  Following a tip from a concerned citizen, Thompson was apprehended near Clarksville, MO.  Click to hear KMZU’s Sarah Scott speak with Marshall Police Sergeant Roger Gibson:

Roger Gibson

Press Release from the Marshall Police Department

 On Thursday, 12-27-2012 at approximately 2100 hours, Law Enforcement received a tip from a concerned citizen to the whereabouts of Mr. Terry Thompson. Mr. Thompson was apprehended by the Missouri State Highway Patrol near Clarksville, Missouri. Mr. Thompson will be returned to Saline County where he will be detained on an investigative hold.

The Marshall Police Department is looking for a local man in connection to a stabbing death late last (Wed) night on Birchwood Circle.

Authorities and medical personnel responded to a residence there on a report of a woman identified as 32-year-old Rebecca Fisher of Marshall suffering from lacerations. She was found on the front porch, and was transported to Fitzgibbon hospital where she later died.

Police want to speak to 45-year-old Terry Thompson of Marshall. He is described as African-American, 5’ 11” and approximately 180 pounds.

He was last seen heading east of Columbia. If you know of the whereabouts of Terry Thompson you are urged to contact the Marshall Police Department at 660-886-7411.