Saudi student ‘killed for his car’ in California



Al Kadi put the Audi up for sale in mid-September through Craigslist for more than $30,000

SAN FERNANDO, CALIFORNIA, US – A man charged with killing a Saudi college student stabbed him in order to steal a car the student was selling on Craigslist for more than $30,000 (Dh110,190), Police Chief Charlie Beck has said.

Agustin Rosendo Fernandez, 28, of California, had the Audi when he was arrested last Thursday and made statements that led authorities to the body of 23-year-old Abdullah Abdul Latif Al Kadi, Beck said at a news conference.

Al Kadi, of Khobar, Saudi Arabia, vanished on September 17 from his home near California State University, where he was studying electrical engineering. His body was found along a desert highway nearly 241 kilometres from his home.

Fernandez was charged on Thursday with murder with special circumstances that the crime was committed during a robbery and hijacking, and an allegation that a knife was used.

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