Police Identified Ethiopian Man who Killed Desta Ethiopian Restaurant owners

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DALLAS -Dallas police have identified a man they say killed an Ethiopian  couple Yayehyirad Lemma  and Yenenesh Desta  who owns Desta Ethiopian Restaurant in Dallas on the front porch of their M Streets home this week.According to an arrest warrant affidavit, a man named Abey Belette Girma admitted to a co-worker that he killed two people.

The co-worker called police to tell them what Girma said.

According to the affidavit, Girma killed Lemma Yayehyirad and Desta Yenenesh because “they had disrespected him.”

Girma told his friend he followed the couple from their Ethiopian restaurant on north Greenville Avenue Wednesday night to their home in the 5700 block of Marquita Street.

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The affidavit says Girma confronted Yayehyirad on the porch, and the restaurant owner “continued to disrespect him” so he shot him.

Girma then shot his wife Yenenesh before driving away. Girma also allegedly showed the pistol used in the murders to his friend.

Dallas police expect to book Girma on felony capital murder charges today.

Note: EthiopiaForums.com posted earlier as the suspect arrested and it was a mistake. We apologize for misinformation. We will keep you update as soon as the news is available.

Yayehyirad Lemma and Yenenesh Desta

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Victim Yayehyirad Lemma and Yenenesh Desta owner of Desta Ethiopian restaurant in Dallas


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Source: myFox.com

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Anonymous August 20, 2012 - 1:28 am

any news about the murderer?


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