US police probe motive behind Iraqi murder

Hate crime suspected in killing of 32-year-old mother who died after being beaten in San Diego.



    The body of an Iraqi woman who died after being beaten in the US is to be flown back to Iraq for burial.

    Shaima Alawadi, a 32-year-old mother, was found badly beaten in her San Diego home on Wednesday. She died on Sunday, when her family was forced to end the life support she was on.

    A note found next to her body allegedly read: "Go back to your country, you terrorist."

    California police are investigating her death as a possible hate crime.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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