The Jerusalem Post annual conference: 7 Israeli ministers will meet you there!
Husband of slain Iraqi-American woman arrested over death
ByREUTERS
November 10, 2012 00:15

The husband of an Iraqi-American woman who was beaten to death near San Diego in March in a killing initially probed as a possible anti-Muslim hate crime has been arrested in connection with her death, police said on Friday.

Shaima Alawadi, a 32-year-old mother of five, was found bludgeoned to death in her home in the San Diego suburb of El Cajon, home to a large Arab-American population, and died of her injuries several days later.

A threatening note found at the scene suggested Alawadi might have been targeted because of her ethnicity. In a sign of how closely the case was being watched, the US State Department expressed condolences for her death, and Iraqi government officials attended her funeral in Iraq.

Share this article via
from around the web
Related Content
Breaking news
February 24, 2017
Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes Lake Tanganyika area

By REUTERS

Top Stories
Israel Weather
  • 6 - 20
    Beer Sheva
    9 - 19
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 7 - 17
    Jerusalem
    10 - 17
    Haifa
  • 11 - 25
    Elat
    7 - 22
    Tiberias