Al-Shammari received 3 stabs from armed men when she was on her way back from a sweets shop where she works, to her home; Investigations revealed that the murder was the victim's brother, and he carried out his crime in cooperation with his cousins.
The Director of the Department of Relations and Information in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior issued a statement saying: "The Directorate of Combating Crimes in Baghdad was able to arrest the killer of "Nurzan", who is her brother, due to family problems."
He added that "the accused is the one who stabbed her and the main cause of her death in cooperation with two of her cousins, and the search is still going on for them after the security forces found out their identities, and that the perpetrator confessed to his crime."
A source close to the family stated that "Al-Shammari's brother is affiliated with the Counter-Terrorism Service, and there were verbal altercations and a previous quarrel with Nurzan on the one hand, and her brother and cousins on the other, as they wanted her to leave her job, which she earns from, in the name of taking care of her life and the life of her mother, and this It did not happen".
The source, who refused to reveal his identity, added that "the problems escalated and reached the point of threatening to kill, which increased Nurzan's insistence on confrontation, but she did not find anyone to support her, especially as she is a young girl."
He stressed that "Nurzan refused several times to leave Iraq, as she has some relatives abroad, but she did not want to leave the country."