Kenyan gets life for murder of US teacher in Qatar

A Kenyan security guard was sentenced to life in prison by a Qatari court on Tuesday for the murder of American teacher Jennifer Brown in 2012.

Alvine Moseti Anyona is expected to serve up to 20 years — a typical period for those sentenced to life in the Persian Gulf state — and will then be immediately deported.

The court had offered Brown’s Pennsylvania-based family the option to choose the death penalty as a punishment but they declined, saying they were “not cruel”.

Brown, 40, was murdered in her company-provided home in November 2012.
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Source News: Gulf Times

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