Boise Stabbing

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This weekend marked a sad anniversary in Boise. One year ago, a man allegedly stabbed nine people at a birthday party. A three-year-old girl was killedWe take a look back at the crime and find out how the refugees in Boise are responding a year later.

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James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

It’s been nearly a year since Boise experienced one of the most shocking crimes in the city’s history. The mass stabbing on that final day in June left physical and mental wounds that have begun to heal. But for some in the refugee community, there’s still a lingering pain.

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The man at the center of a mass-stabbing in Boise last summer that claimed the life of a child and left eight others injured will remain committed to a secure mental health facility.

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

The man accused of fatally stabbing a young girl and injuring eight others at a Boise birthday party earlier this summer won’t face trial until 2020. 

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

A not guilty plea has been entered for Timmy Earl Kinner, the suspect in a mass stabbing attack that rocked Boise nearly two months ago.

Amanda Peacher / Mountain West New Bureau

Fatimah Abbood’s wedding was supposed to happen on July 1. She and her family had everything ready the night before—lace and flowers on the tables, her dresses were laid out, trays and trays of baklava were at the ready. 

But that evening, a disgruntled, transient man went on a stabbing rampage at an apartment complex in Boise.

 

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

It’s been nearly a month after a mass stabbing in Boise left one child dead and eight other people hospitalized – all of them refugees. Now, the city’s arts community is adding its voice to those supporting the victims.

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James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

Monday morning, an Idaho District Court judge denied a request to ban photo, video and audio recordings during a hearing for the suspect connected to a recent mass stabbing attack in Boise, leading to outbursts both in and outside the courtroom. 

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

Images of a young girl adorned in a flower print dress sit next to daisies and roses – her favorite flowers. Elsewhere, photos of that same girl show her lovingly tapping her father on the head and celebrating Eid, the end of Ramadan.

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

Grieving Boiseans and members of the refugee community gathered Monday night to pray, hold vigil and deliver white flowers for the victims of Saturday’s mass stabbing.

 

Ada County Sheriff's Office

The suspect accused of murdering a three-year-old and brutally injuring eight other refugees in a knife attack Saturday night in Boise has a checkered, long history of violence and criminal activity including convictions for felony assault, drug dealing and felony theft.

Boise Stabbing: Here's How To Help

Jul 2, 2018
James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

Boise is still grieving from a mass stabbing last Saturday that killed a three-year-old girl, Ruya Kadir, and left eight others injured. The victims are all members of Boise’s expansive refugee community. The tragedy has left many asking: How can we help?

Meiying Wu / Idaho Statesman

Update, 1:49 p.m. Monday: The suspect in Saturday night’s mass stabbing is now facing first-degree murder charges after one of the victims died at a Utah hospital.