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Qatar court finds security guard guilty of murdering teacher

Reading the guilty verdict this morning, the judge ordered Alvine Moseti Anyona to serve a life sentence in Qatar, which is technically 15 to 20 years. He will then be deported. Continue Reading →

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Qatar judge sets verdict date in Jennifer Brown murder trial

During closing arguments today, the defendant’s attorney asked he be convicted of a lesser charge, saying he “snapped” during a verbal altercation and hit the teacher’s head against a door. Continue Reading →

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Father of teacher murdered in Qatar favors death penalty for killer

A judge previously said he’d like to hear the sentencing wishes of Jennifer Brown’s family before proceeding with the trial of a Kenyan security guard charged with her murder. Continue Reading →

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Man on trial for US teacher’s murder in Qatar mentally fit, court told

A security guard on trial for the killing of Jennifer Brown in 2012 did not show any symptoms of mental illness that would make him unaccountable for his actions, a psychiatrist testified this week. Continue Reading →

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Brown’s accused killer led police to murder weapon, Qatar court hears

No-show witnesses continue to add delays to the trial of a security guard accused of killing American teacher Jennifer Brown more than two years after her death. Continue Reading →

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Judge in Jennifer Brown murder trial orders travel ban on Doha witnesses

The trial, which involves the death of an American teacher, has dragged on for more than a year. A new panel of judges has picked up the case and appear to be working to expedite the process. Continue Reading →

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Doha court postpones Jennifer Brown murder trial until November

The case has seen lengthly delays since it began last June, in part due to the absence of key witnesses and because the defendant has had trouble retaining legal counsel. Continue Reading →

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Jennifer Brown trial resumes with focus on male visitors to apartments

For the first time, the security guard on trial for the teacher’s murder is allowed to speak in court. Continue Reading →

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Witness testimony heard in murder trial of American teacher

As the case finally gains momentum in Qatar, Brown’s family in Pennsylvania has said they are still being kept in the dark about what happened to their daughter. Continue Reading →

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One year on, no closure for family of American teacher murdered in Doha

The latest hearing in Jennifer Brown’s murder trial, in which a security guard in her building stands accused of killing her, has been postponed until January. Continue Reading →

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