CONCORD, N.H. (CBS/AP) — Authorities say a 70-year-old Marin County woman was stabbed to death in a random attack in a New Hampshire hotel lobby by another guest.
Catherine “Kitty” Houghton, of Novato had traveled to New Hampshire for board meetings at the White Mountain School in Bethlehem. She graduated from there in 1960.READ MORE: 1 Killed, 2 Injured in Sonoma County Crash on Route 116
Prosecutors say she was in the lobby of the Hampton Inn in nearby Littleton on Monday evening when a 37-year-old man stabbed her in the neck and torso. She died at a hospital.
Authorities don’t know a motive. A Vermont man is in custody.READ MORE: French Bulldog Stolen at Gunpoint During Castro Valley Armed Robbery
Houghton was a trustee at the White Mountain School and a retired business counselor with the U.S. Commerce Department, often working under the auspices of the U.S. Foreign Service.
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