Lynchburg woman pleads guilty in connection with 2020 Appomattox County murder

She has eight felony charges against her

Artenna Horsley-Robey (Appomattox County Sheriff's Office)

A Lynchburg woman has pleaded guilty to all charges against her in relation to the death of a man whose remains were found inside a burned-out vehicle in Appomattox County in Oct. of 2020.

As we’ve reported previously, Artenna Horsley-Robey and several others are accused of killing a Bedford County man and then trying to hide the body by setting a vehicle on fire in the Appomattox-Buckingham State Forest.

Here’s a breakdown of the eight felony charges against her:

  1. Murder: Non-capital felony
  2. Abduction: Extort money/benefit
  3. Abduction: Extort money/benefit
  4. Arson: Personal property
  5. Arson: Personal property
  6. Conceal dead body
  7. Conceal dead body
  8. Destruction of property

She’s slated to be sentenced on July 13 at 9:30 a.m.

There were four others charged in connection with the murder, which include:

Keyanta Robinson pleaded guilty during the first week of March.

About the Author:

Jazmine Otey joined the 10 News team in February 2021.