Saturday, June 18, 2011

Emotional Testimony in Murder-Rape Trial

The cover story in The Stranger describes in some detail the painful and moving testimony by a Seattle woman who was raped and stabbed and whose partner was raped, stabbed, and killed. The Bravest Woman in Seattle, June 14, 2011.

The reporter, Eli Sanders, has followed this case since the crime was committed, nearly two years ago. See his earlier feature stories: While South Park Slept: A Gruesome Murder, a Beloved Bar, and a Week on the Edge, The Stranger, July 28, 2009, and The Mind of Kalebu, Sept. 22, 2009. The second article describes incidents showing the mental instability and possible dangerousness of the defendant, Isaiah Kalebu.

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