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Police: 'Honor killing' suspect's family may have helped
by Rudabeh Shahbazi
New details are emerging in what Peoria Police are calling an "honor killing."
The victim's father may already be behind bars, but reports are also pointing fingers at other family members.
Peoria Police Spokesman Mike Tellef confirmed accused killer Faleh Almaleki told his wife in a recorded phone conversation from jail that, "Iraqis are nothing without their honor."
Almaleki is accused of running down his 20-year-old daughter Noor and her boyfriend's mother in a parking lot last October because he thought she was "too Western."
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