Woman fatally stabs her 67-year-old roommate for being a witch (video)By Mason White 12:35 PM December 4, 2014
|Rita Narcissa Sanders-Campfield|
By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested on charges of murder after allegedly stabbing her elderly roommate because she was a witch, police in Maryland said.
Montgomery County Police said that they arrested 53-year-old Rita Narcissa Sanders-Campfield, after being accused of killing 67-year-old roommate Chong Park at their home in North Bethesda.
According to the police investigation, Sanders-Campfield stabbing Park to death with a butcher knife and a pair of scissors.
She thought her roommate practiced witchcraft. A judge ordered Sanders-Campfield to undergo a mental health evaluation.
Park was a client of the nonprofit group Housing Unlimited, which helps low-income people in recovery from mental health issues find permanent homes.
Sanders-Campfield said that she had found a home through the group.
The incident began on Tuesday morning after the daughter of Park had been unable to contact her and told someone with a master key to enter the apartment.
That person went to the house and found Park dead. Sanders-Campfield was in the apartment when the police arrived.
She had bite marks on her right arm. Police found a journal belonging to Sanders-Campfield. She wrote that Park was evil and practiced witchcraft.