Saturday, June 18, 2016

Man Murders Pregnant Wife Because She Wanted A Divorce, Then Calls Police

Amal Abdi, 21,was knifed to death by her husband after she said she wanted a divorce. She told him "I don't want you any more”, a court heard.

The Pregnant woman was strangled, repeatedly stabbed and bitten in the ferocious attack by husband Somalian Abdirashid Khadar, it is alleged.

Khadar, 22, left the expectant mum curled in a pool of blood before dialling 999 and telling police: "I've got something to show you”, a jury was told.

In a thick accent, he allegedly told the operator: "I'm kill someone. I'm kill my wife."

Khadar then asked for police to come and arrest him or kill him.

Officers found Amal in the living room of the flat she shared with Khadar in Barton Hill, Bristol with gaping wounds to her neck.

Attempts by police and paramedics to resuscitate her failed and she was pronounced dead at the scene, Bristol Crown Court heard.

Tests confirmed she was pregnant at the time of her death, but there was no sign of injury to her abdomen.