Brandy Fonteneaux, the U.S. Army Specialist who was stabbed 74 times in her barracks on Fort Carson in Colorado, was killed by a fellow soldier Army Sgt. Vincinte Jackson, TV station KRIV Fox 26 in Houston reports.
Fonteneaux was not killed in combat.
This story was reported by many news organizations back in January of this year, but the exact cause of Fonteneaux’s death and the person responsible for the crime are new details to this case.
Jackson, who is facing a military court martial, has reportedly confessed and is claiming that he experienced a psychotic break on the night he killed 28-year-old Fonteneaux.
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The psychotic break reportedly took place after a night of drinking and when he entered her room not too long after.
According to the coroner’s report, Fonteneaux was “stabbed and sliced four times in the head and neck, eleven times in the chest, sixteen times in the arms and legs and 43 times in the back. In all, the coroner’s report counted 74 stab injuries.” She was also choked.