On Tuesday at a mosque memorial service Kassim Alhimidi appealed to the local community to help find his wife’s killer. The family told reporters yesterday the mysterious killer snuck through the garden and into the back door and murdered Shaima Alawadi in a hate crime,
“The first hit her on her forehead then on her right ear. The third strike was on the back of her head. This was followed by five fast and consecutive strikes on her head and shoulders.”
And, then the killer, according to the family, left a threatening racist note at the scene of the crime.
Appeal: Kassim Alhimidi (right) speaks during a memorial service for his murdered wife Shaima Alawadi at the Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib Center in Lakeside, California, yesterday. He is flanked by his son Mohammed Alhimidi (Daily Mail)
Local authorities investigating the crime said it was an isolated incident.
Now there’s this…
The neighbors of the Alhimidi family told reporters after the initial incident that the sliding glass window was busted from INSIDE the house. The video even shows the glass strewn about on the patio outside of the back sliding door.
(Starting around the 1:20 mark)
Hat Tip Mara
Authorities are still investigating the murder.