DA to seek death penalty in Alina Sheykhet’s murder
Her ex boyfriend, Matthew Darby, is accused of killing the student
The District Attorney for Sheykhet's case released a Notice of Intention on Thursday. The notice includes that "the defendant has a significant history of felony convictions involving the use or threat of violence to the person."
In addition, the notice states that Sheykhet was a witness to a separate felony the defendant committed, and was therefore killed so she could not testify. Sheykhet had a PFA against Darby at the time of her death.
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