April 18, 2014
Kassim Al-Himidi Found Guilty in Murder of Wife Shaima Alawadi
Kassim tried to throw off police by leaving an Islamophobic note behind after he bashed his wife's skull in, didn't work.
NBC:A broken family’s screams erupted in a San Diego courtroom after a guilty verdict was announced in the trial of an Iraqi immigrant who killed his wife.Somehow I doubt that CAIR will be running this verdict on their blog?
As the defendant cried out in Arabic "not guilty," his mother-in-law flailed her arms, screaming "you killed my daughter," while his two teenage sons chose opposing sides.
Jurors found Kassim Al-Himidi, 49, guilty in the death of his wife Shaima Alawadi -- a bloody, brutal beating once considered a hate crime that was, in the end, an act of domestic violence.
After Judge William McGrath handed off the verdict for reading, several family members began screaming, including the defendant's oldest son, who yelled profanities, saying he disagreed with the jury's verdict.