Iraqi Immigrant Ordered to Trial in Bludgeoning Death of His Wife

Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times, July 27, 2013

An Iraqi immigrant was ordered Friday to stand trial on a charge of bludgeoning his wife to death in their El Cajon home–a crime that initially gained notoriety as a potential hate crime.

Police found a note next to the body of 32-year-old Shaima Alawadi that read, “This is my country go back to yours terrorist.”

The note led to speculation, particularly in the media, that the bloody crime was the result of anti-Iraqi sentiment in the San Diego suburb that has one of the largest Iraqi immigrant communities in the nation.

But police soon focused on Alawadi’s husband, Kassim Alhimidi, 49, particularly after finding that his wife was planning to divorce him and move to Texas to be with relatives.

After a two-day preliminary hearing in the El Cajon branch of San Diego County Superior Court, Alhimidi was ordered to trial for the March 21, 2012, attack. Alhimidi has pleaded not guilty. {snip}

The couple came to the U.S. in the mid-1990s after fleeing Iraq and Saddam Hussein and living in a refugee camp in Saudi Arabia for two years.

Alawadi’s body was found by the couple’s 18-year-old daughter, Fatima, the oldest of the couple’s five children.


The note may have been a copy of one found on the outside of the home days earlier, a note that her mother considered a “kid’s prank,” the couple’s teenage daughter testified.

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  • David Ashton

    It’s time for another book, this time of encylopedic dimensions, documenting all the modern “racist crime” lies and hoaxes in the USA and Europe.

    • me
      It’s hard to keep up….
      Anyone committing a hate crime hoax against European Americans should be deported to the South Pole without a winter coat….

  • Puggg

    Who’s the traitor that let this worthy into our country?

    • dmxinc

      So true. Why couldn’t these Iraqis have remained in Saudi Arabia (where they had been for two years) or go to some other Islamic country. Why is our government betraying us like this and letting these people in that we do not need.

      • NYB

        The simple answer is that the immigrants buy cars, houses, energy and food, and divide us against ourselves.

        Indiscriminate mass immigration is a way of inflating consumption and disrupting the fabric of society, making us easier to rule.

        The elites do it because they hate us.

        • White Mom in WDC

          Right on. Elite whites, who really are the elected in Congress, cannot stand working and middle class whites. They want us gone. The whites who aren’t wealthy and who are happy tick them off because it makes the elites realize that money and status still does nit fill the ‘void’ in their soul. They are race traitors. The sooner they are gotten rid off, the better.

          • Money can’t do that. There are some things money is good for, but making someone feel complete isn’t one of them. The best things in life are not free, but you can’t buy them, either. Don’t they just hate that?

            One of my best friends makes $84,000 a year, and still worries about money. Another was shot in the back and then hurt worse when the medevac helicopter was shot down in 1972. He gets $500 a month SSDI for the Purple Heart and nothing for the Silver Star. He and his wife live in a double-wide at a trailer park full of greasers, but they’re happy.

            Money’s nice, but it doesn’t create happiness, exhibit A being Michael Jackson.

      • mobilebay

        Simple, dmxinc, Americans are sytemtically being replaced in their own country. For someone who never believed in “conspiracy theories,” I’m beginning to believe there is a huge plan to do this very thing. Maybe part of Agenda 21?

        • me

          White genocide, writ large…

  • Spartacus

    “But police soon focused on Alawadi’s husband, Kassim Alhimidi, 49,
    particularly after finding that his wife was planning to divorce him and MOVE TO TEXAS TO BE WITH RELATIVES.”


    The disease is spreading… Pretty soon America is gonna look like Syria looks now :

  • bigone4u

    In the case of wife murders, the husband is always the first suspect to the cops. OJ, the white ex-cop up in Illinois with the two missing and presumed dead wives, and so many other “smart” guys who think they can outsmart the cops. They’re all stupid. This Iraqi clown should have let her go, but the big fat middle-eastern ego of his got in the way and so now he’ll spend the rest of his life with Mexicans and blacks in prison. He’ll be lucky if he’s not somebody’s “wife” in prison.

    • Individual cops aren’t usually all that bright, but what police departments possess is training and institutional memory. That’s an awfully difficult combination to beat, especially as your typical killer is a first-timer who does it out of rage or spite and not likely to be the sharpest tool in the shed, either. The cops also have time on their side, as there’s no statute of limitations on a murder. A killer doesn’t merely have to hoodwink an individual cop; he has to permanently outsmart an entire police department’s personnel and organization.

      I’m pretty bright, but I wouldn’t try it.

      The way I see it, if a gal decides she doesn’t like a fellow, he can find another one with a lot less trouble and expense than bonding out of county jail and then trying to beat a felony case.

      • me

        Well, that’s why there’s divorce laws in this country. The stupid Muzzie probably thought that killing his wife would be better for his pride than losing her in a divorce proceeding. The Muzzies are big on honor killings, you know.

        • I guess there’s always pride; Arabs have done such wonderful things, after all: marrying their first cousins, and the way they’ve developed their flyblown deserts with that oil money; these days, those look just like flyblown deserts! There’s also all the just wars they’ve fought and the equitable, humane peace treaties they’ve negotiated. Expelling Jews after 1948 with only two suitcases per family ranks right up there with the space exploration they did while the US and USSR were preoccupied with the Cold War. They have reason to be “proud”, and deserve every bit of it.

          As for “losing” her in a divorce, he’d already lost her; he just didn’t want to acknowledge it. Since he killed her, he clearly didn’t love her; he thought he owned her. I discovered very early on that it is better to not be in a relationship at all than in a bad one. People sometimes just drift apart, and this isn’t always anyone’s fault.

  • Spartacus

    “The couple came to the U.S. in the mid-1990s after fleeing Iraq and
    Saddam Hussein and living in a refugee camp in Saudi Arabia for two


    And why were they given refugee status in the US ? Were they in any danger in Saudi Arabia? I doubt it…

    • me

      Because our ‘elite’ that are running this country to the ground are s$#thouse rat crazy, that’s why.

  • borogirl54

    I saw a documentary on this case and one thing that I noticed was the age difference between the husband and the wife. She was only 32 years old at the time of her death. She already had a 17 year old daughter. This tells me that this could have easily been a forced marriage. I think that this was an honor killing because if she divorced him, it would bring shame upon him and his family.

    • Skip Wellington

      This guy was a piker.
      Muhammad married a 6 year old.
      Oh the diversity!

      • I imagine that marrying a six year-old would be low-maintenance. Instead of arguing over what color to paint the living room, you could just scold her for running on the stairs, and instead of wanting a new car, she’d be happy with a “Barbie” doll.

        What happens when she develops the ability to think for herself? It’s far better to have a very good friend who happens to be a lady, and when she decides you are hers and she is yours, it’s a done deal. People frequently get married for the wrong reasons.

  • APaige

    This is the case in which they were going to have a million hajib march to go with the million hoodie march. Both cases were media driven scams.

  • MBlanc46

    Yet another consequence of the disastrous invasion of Iraq.

  • IstvanIN

    He should simply be deported. I say waste no time or money on a trial or prison. Let him go home and be done with. Neither one was our problem to begin with.

    • White Mom in WDC

      Right on. Send the dune c$&ns packing!

  • RHG

    “The note led to speculation, particularly in the media, that the bloody crime was the result of anti-Iraqi sentiment in the San Diego suburb that has one of the largest Iraqi immigrant communities in the nation.


    Well, of course, in the eyes of the media it has to be a “hate crime” committed by whites

    • me

      Of course! It has nothing to do with violent, imported, un-American Muzzie behavior…

  • Triarius

    Anyone else notice a 31 year old impregnated at 13 year old? How were they when he married her? Ahh, diversity. At least the fake note had some truth.

  • Herman

    It is amazing how quickly illegal (probably) immigrants learn to play the victim card.
    Why would they move to a country that treats them so badly?

    • MartelC

      They are coached by liberals, but yes, pretty much the whole world realizes that all you have to do is accuse a white person of ‘racism’ and you have them on the defenses.. and funny, we used to make fun of how easy it was to control ‘natives’ by their superstitions (threaten to bury a muslim in a pig, etc)

      • me

        Now there’s a great idea! A Muzzie commits an ‘honor’ crime, he gets buried with a pig! That should stop this bs in its tracks….

  • Whirlwinder

    An honor killing of your wife is not a crime in Islam. They are above our law because shariah is their law and it will replace law and order in America as Islam becomes dominate here. Wake up America, Islam is diametrically opposed to our culture and their stated goal is to dominate America and Americans.

    • me

      This crap has been going on in Western countries since 622AD, but thanks to our nation-wrecking ‘elite’ of the Cathedral, we’ve imported this scum to our own back yards….