Iraqi Mother Brutally Beaten in California, Left With Note

Shaima Alawadi, Iraqi immigrant and mother of 5, died yesterday

By Kate Seamons,  Newser Staff

Posted Mar 25, 2012 4:44 PM CDT

(Newser) – With Florida—and the rest of America—still reeling over the Trayvon Martin case, another disturbing crime out of Southern California is making waves. A 32-year-old Iraqi immigrant was taken off life support yesterday, after being brutally beaten in her home on Wednesday morning and...   Read full story »

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