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Man, Woman Convicted in Murder for Hire of Philly Teacher, Shot Dead in Her Car in Dunkin’ Drive-thru – Crime Online

Man, Woman Convicted in Murder for Hire of Philly Teacher, Shot Dead in Her Car in Dunkin’ Drive-thru – Crime Online

A Pennsylvania jury took considerably less than an hour Thursday to return responsible verdicts for a gentleman and a woman billed in the murder of a university trainer and mom shot useless in her auto in a Dunkin’ drive-via with her 11-12 months-aged son in the back seat.

Rachel King, 35, was taking her son to violin apply on April 11, 2023, as CrimeOnline claimed. She stopped at the Cheltenham Township Dunkin’ on the way, and a further auto pulled in behind her and stopped a short distance away. A male later identified as 34-year-previous Zakkee Steven Alhakim received out, fired numerous pictures into King’s driver’s facet window, then jumped again in his auto and sped absent.

The boy was not bodily harmed.

Alhakim and 35-year-previous Julie Jean ended up arrested and charged with initially degree murder a lot less than two months later on. Prosecutors reported that Jean experienced an affair with Hill’s boyfriend, William Hayes, a yr before and that following he broke it off, she ongoing to harass Hill and Hayes, prompting Hayes to get hold of an get of protection from her.

Zakkee Steven Alhakim, still left, and Julie Jean/police handouts

Prosecutors claimed that Jean contacted Alhakim in February 2023 and began scheduling the murder.

Their trial commenced Monday, WCAU documented. The jury figured out that Jean and Alhakim bought the Mercury Sable Alhakim drove in the taking pictures on March 30, 2023, less than Jean’s title, for $1,500.

Prosecutors showed the jury the interrogation videos of both equally suspects. The two had been sentenced to existence in prison.

Following the verdicts, Rachel King’s spouse and children spoke with WCAU.

“There really had been no winners nowadays. This was not a successful situation at all,” stated her father, Rev. Allen King. “My daughter is gone. This does not provide her again. We’re glad to have reminiscences of her, but my coronary heart grieves. Aches.”

Her mom, Carol King, explained to WPVI that the family members is “thankful to God for providing us the power to go by means of this, and these days is a day of victory for Rachel.”

Kimg was a trainer at Grover Cleveland Elementary College in Philadelphia’s Tioga-Nicetown neighborhood.

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[Featured image: Rachel King/Facebook]