Woman accused of killing Hunterdon Co. man

November 24, 2008 4:36:08 AM PST
A 26-year-old woman accused of stabbing an 86-year-old Raritan Township man to death during a robbery awaits a court appearance Monday. Rachel Atkinson is held on $500,000 bail.

Hunterdon County prosecutors say Atkinson stabbed Arthur Seiple numerous times between Nov. 12 and 13.

Prosecutors say Atkinson and the victim knew each other. She had temporarily lived in Seiple's condominium.

Her 29-year-old roommate, Nicole Kelly, is charged with conspiracy and hindering offenses. Authorities believe she helped plan the robbery.

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