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.