CRIME
11/14/2012 03:27 pm ET

Tammi Estep Stabbed Husband, Said 'She Was Sent To Save The World,' Police Say

A woman who allegedly stabbed her husband said she did it after, "Jesus and Mary told me to kill him because he is Satan's spawn!" according to a police report.

Police in South Carolina released new details from the Nov. 9 attack, which landed 36-year-old Tammi Estep behind bars and her husband in the hospital, The Smoking Gun reports.

Horry County Police deputies were called to Estep's residence at approximately 6:45 a.m. on the day of the incident. When they arrived, Estep told officers that "She was sent to save the world," according to a police report.

Estep's son told officers that his mother stabbed his father, 43, WPDE reports.

Police transported Estep to the Seacoast MecLeod Hospital, where she was medically cleared to be transferred to the J. Reuben Long Detention Center.

Estep remains in custody with no bail set, according to the county website. She is charged with attempted murder.

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