Posted: Nov 9, 2012 3:56 PM by Associated Press
Updated: Nov 9, 2012 5:06 PM
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) - Southern California police have arrested the husband of an Iraqi-American woman whose beating death last March initially raised fears of a hate crime.
El Cajon police Chief Jim Redman said Friday that Kassim al-Himidi was booked on suspicion of murder in the death of 32-year-old Shaima Alawadi in her home.
The killing drew international attention after her daughter told reporters she found a note by her mother's body that said, "Go back to your country, you terrorist."
Redman says there are no other suspects.