Tigrai Online, August 20, 2012Abey Bellette Girma who is the main suspect on a double murder in a Dallas, Texas has been arrested in Colorado by Aurora police on Saturday night. He was arrested at St. Mary’s Ethiopian church where he has been hanging around and he might have contacted some people.
According to an official at the Aurora Detention Center, Abey Bellette Girma was transferred to the Arapahoe County Jail on Sunday night and booked on capital murder charges. Most likely he will be extradited to Texas to face double capital charges for allegedly shooting and killing Ethiopian husband and wife restaurant owners in Dallas, Texas.
Dallas police issued a warrant for Girma after they discovered the bodies of Yayehyirad Lemma and Yenenesh Desta, a couple who ran an Ethiopian restaurant, on Aug. 15. The couple wond a vary popular restaurant called Desta.
Tigrai Online, August 17, 2012
A capital murder warrant has been issued for Abey Bilette Girma, 37, in the killing of the owners of Desta, an Ethiopian restaurant, at around midnight on Aug. 15. Yayehyirad Lemma and Yenenesh Desta were gunned down on the front porch of their home on Marquita Street after closing the restaurant for the night.
According to CBS Channel 11, the arrest warrant says a co-worker of Girma's contacted police after the man admitted to following them home from the restaurant and shooting them. Girma showed the witness the gun he used and said he had felt "disrespected" by the couple.
Girma is 5'11'' and weighs 208 pounds. If you have any information regarding his whereabouts, call the Dallas Police homicide unit at (214) 671-3661, or leave an anonymous tip with CrimeStoppers at 214-373-TIPS.
Sourcs: Dallas Observer