Iraqi-American woman slain in US is buried in Iraq

Relatives of Shaima Alawadi hold a funeral procession in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, March 31, 2012. Alawadi, an Iraqi-American woman found bludgeoned to death in her California home last week, with a threatening note left beside her body, was buried in her native Iraq on Saturday. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

March 31, 2012 12:42:04 PM PDT
An Iraqi-American woman found bludgeoned to death in her California home last week with a threatening note left beside her body was buried in her native Iraq on Saturday. Family members wept uncontrollably by her graveside and her father asked God to exact revenge on those responsible for her death.