RALEIGH, NC (WRAL) – A Raleigh man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing his wife and 2-year-old daughter two years ago and then posting pictures of their bodies online.
Jurors deliberated for about five hours over two days before finding Elhadji Diop guilty of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Aminata “Amy” Drame, and second-degree murder in the death of their daughter, Fatim Diop.
Diop, 55, had nothing to say before Superior Court Judge Henry Hight sentenced him to 20 to 25 years in prison for his daughter’s death, followed by a term of life in prison without parole for his wife’s death.
Drame, 40, and the toddler were found dead inside their home in the 5900 block of Farm Gate Road on April 5, 2016, after relatives in Africa saw photos of their bodies posted on social media and asked Raleigh police to check on the family.
Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said the couple was arguing over money when Diop put his wife in a chokehold. As the two struggled, their daughter got in the middle of them and was knocked to the ground, with Drame falling …
Read more at the Illegal Alien Crime Report
(The opinions in this article are the opinions of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Southern Nation News or SN.O.)