A MOTHER who was stabbed to death on the street by an abusive ex told a friend, “I thought he was going to kill me.”
Yasmin Chkaifi has confided in friends about how her ex-husband Leon McCaskie placed a camera in her apartment and stole her posts and phone in a morbid attempt to access her private information. .
The 43-year-old mother is stabbed to death to the horror of onlookers in Maida Vale, West London, on Monday before a passing motorist plowed straight into McCaskie and killed him.
The driver, a 26-year-old man, is said to have shouted: “What have I done?” after the fatal blow, but Yasmin .’s friends and family praised him as a hero.
The police arrested the 26-year-old driver was suspected of murder, but released him on bail after quizzing him.
One of Yasmin’s sons, who asked not to be named, told MailOnline she had been repeatedly harassed by her ex-husband, who had made her life “hell”.
He said: “It was a very abusive relationship and got worse after the divorce.
“My mother was constantly harassed and threatened by this man.
“He made her life hell.
“I always contacted the police but they did nothing to help her.
“There’s even a panic alarm installed in our apartment – that’s her fear of this man. He’s a monster.”
The payments were made to Ms. Chkaifi, a qualified childcare worker who had worked in a school and was studying for a master’s degree.
Ms. Richards, who described how she supported her after her mother’s death, said: “She was a good soul. It is rare in life that you come across a good soul. She always had a good soul. cheerful personality.
“She’s just a lovely person.”
Another friend, American PhD student Olivia Jones, 30, who lives in Brent, said: “I don’t know Yasmin very well, but she made me feel like I did. A year ago, Yasmin was opened up to my partner at the time and organized a meal for us.
“She’s incredibly kind, hospitable and a great cook and dancer. She has such a bubbly personality and confidence about her that it’s fascinating.
“She’s proud of her Moroccan heritage and a woman of spirit. We talked about Islam, identity and social justice. She’s a good person.”
Family members paid their respects to Ms Chkaifi, who is also known as Wafat, in a statement on Facebook.
They said: “She is full of life, always optimistic and always sees the best in people.
“Wafat loves to laugh, dance and leave a special impact on the lives of everyone who shares it with her. She has truly left a lot of heart behind after this terrible and tragic news.
“Wafat is the purest and truest soul you will ever meet. She left behind two wonderful sons who will continue her legacy as pure spirit.”
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/17450735/mum-stabbed-violent-ex-told-pals-kill-me/ Birth mother stabbed to death by ex-lover stalker told friends ‘I thought he was going to kill me’ before murder