Somali man charged with 4 murders in North Dakot

INOT, N.D. — A Somali man accused in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old North Dakotawoman now faces additional murder charges in the deaths of her mother, brother and the mother’s boyfriend on the same day.

Twenty-seven-year-old Omar Mohamed Kalmio is charged with murder in the Jan. 28, 2011, death of Sabrina Zephier, the mother of his daughter, at her home in Minot.

Court documents show prosecutors filed further murder charges against Kalmio on Friday in the deaths of 38-year-old Jolene Zephier, her 22-year-old boyfriend Jeremy Longie, and 13-year-old Dylan Zephier.

Kalmio and Zephier’s infant daughter was found alive in the young mother’s home.

Kalmio is due in court for a preliminary hearing on June 19.

The Associated Press