Niagara Falls Woman Charged with Murder

April 28, 2014 Updated Apr 28, 2014 at 3:02 PM EDT

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Credit: Niagara Falls Police Department

Niagara Falls Woman Charged with Murder

April 28, 2014 Updated Apr 28, 2014 at 3:02 PM EDT

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) The Niagara Falls Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division has arrested 31-year-old Ashley Marie Berger in relation to a fatal stabbing at the Rodeway Inn Motel early Sunday morning.

Berger was arraigned Monday morning on one count of second-degree murder. She is accused of stabbing 22-year-old Richard Christian once in the chest. Christian was transported from the Rodeway Inn Motel to Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Following arraignment in Niagara Falls City Court, Berger was taken to the Niagara County Jail, where she is being held without bail.