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The Taylorville woman accused of stabbing a Taylorville man to death on December 31st had her bond set on Friday.  Michaela L. Herpstreith appeared in court in front of Judge Brad T. Paisley. After arguments from both sides were heard, Herpstreith’s bond was set at $1,000,000 with 10% to apply. The state had originally asked for $800,000 during her Thursday court appearance where probable cause was found. She is set to have her preliminary hearing on January 28th, 2020. Herpstreith is accused of stabbing 40-year-old Jason R. Bright on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve on the 1000 block of East Adams. She is being housed in the Christian County Jail.

 
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