Cold case heats up: Collinsville woman was found dead in ditch 17 years ago http://www.bnd.com/2012/05/19/2182075/police-take-a-deeper-look-into.html#storylink=cpy Kay Bridges knew it was her little sister when she saw her hair sticking out of a black body bag at St. Mary's Hospital in East St. Louis. It's been 17 years since Bridges went to the morgue to identify her 35-year-old sister Christine Foster, of Collinsville. Foster had been stabbed more than 20 times. Her skull was fractured. Her throat was slit. "I just lost it. I really did," Bridges said. http://www.ksdk.com/news/article/363076/3/Cold-Case-Task-Force-arrests-man-for-1995-murder George Bricking Jr. charged with killing Christine Foster Charges have been filed in a second cold case dating back to 1995.