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Iraqi Dad Held in Alleged U.S. Honor Killing on Suicide Watch

A court hearing in Phoenix for an Iraqi immigrant accused of killing his daughter because she had become too Westernized has been delayed because he is on a suicide watch.

Court officials say the Maricopa County sheriff's office didn't take Faleh Hassan Almaleki to his arraignment Thursday because of his status.

Almaleki was charged with two counts of aggravated assault after police in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria say he ran down his daughter and her boyfriend's mother with his Jeep Oct. 20. Police say those charges will be upgraded since the daughter, Noor Faleh Almaleki, died Monday.

The other woman is expected to survive.

Almaleki fled the country after the attack but was stopped at London's airport and sent back to the U.S.

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