Abey Girma, Who Allegedly Murdered Ethiopian Restaurant Owners, Arrested in Colorado
Five days after Yayehyirad Lemma and Yenenesh Desta dead on the front porch of their Marquita Street home, police have captured the suspected killer.
Abey Bilette Girma, 37, fled to Colorado after allegedly following Lemma and Desta home early Wednesday morning and shooting them to death. According to an arrest affidavit, he felt the couple had "disrespected him."
He was arrested Saturday night in Aurora, Colo. and booked into jail on a capital murder charge. He is awaiting extradition to Texas.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Observer's biggest stories.