"Honor Killing" Case UPDATE: Faleh Almaleki Convicted of 2nd-Degree Murder and Other Charges
The jury has rendered its verdict in the high-profile murder case of former Glendale resident Faleh Almaleki, accused in the so-called "honor killing" of his oldest child, 20-year-old Noor.
The verdict is something of a minor victory for Almaleki's court-appointed attorneys, who did not present a defense (except for an opening statement and a closing argument), in that prosecutors sought a first-degree conviction.
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