The owner of the building in which the murdered Saudi student in Philadelphia lived, Al-Walid Al-Gharibi, said that he was a kind and wonderful person, and one of the best people she had met.
Philadelphia police arrested a Georgia woman in connection with the fatal stabbing of Saudi scholar Al-Waleed Al-Gharibi earlier this week.
The owner of the building that was inhabited by the murdered Saudi scholar in Philadelphia, USA #Alwaleed_Gharibi:
He was such a kind, wonderful person, and one of the best people I’ve ever met.
– Saudi News (@ SaudiNews50) January 26, 2023
Police said Nicole Marie Rodgers, 19, of Columbus, Georgia, is now in their custody.
She was charged with premeditated murder, robbery, robbery and other related charges, according to ABC6 news.
The police did not say why Rodgers stabbed the Saudi envoy, or whether they knew the victim.
The crime took place on Monday at approximately 11:50 a.m. inside a house in Building 300 on Hansbury Street in Germantown.
Police said officers found the 25-year-old stabbed in the neck in the third-floor bathroom. Gharibi was announced dead at the scene.