College student who got rid of machete -- reportedly used in brutal murder -- pleads guilty

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Aimee Green
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Friday, March 7, 2014
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A man who got rid of a machete that authorities say was used to brutally hack a 25-year-old Southwest Portland man to death pleaded guilty Friday to hindering prosecution and tampering with physical evidence....

Ahmad Nofal Alkalali, 28, was charged...

...Alkalali was at a party on March 31 and told an eyewitness to the crime that “I was the dude who took care of the weapon.” The witness, who had seen his friend Weber brutally hacked with the machete 22 days earlier, reported Alkalali’s admission to police...

...The native of Saudi Arabia has lived in the United States since 2004...

...he could face deportation if he’s not an American citizen.

Three of the four men charged in the killing face aggravated murder charges: Clifton Albert Carey, 21, of Vancouver; Hussein Ali Haidar, 22, of Lake Oswego; and Mahmoud Mohsen Moustafa, 21, of Southwest Portland. Omar Mohamed Ibrahim, 19, of Southwest Portland is charged with murder. Their trial is scheduled for October...


ICE HOLDS:  Moustafa and Ibrahim