15-year-old dies after stabbing in Beersheba
LAST UPDATED: 09/25/2010 08:59
Police believe stabbing outside absorbtion center followed argument with youths; MDA crews arrive after youth found by passer-by.
A 15-year-old teenage boy died of stab wounds in Beersheva on Friday night after being involved in a fight with other youths near an absorption center, police said.
The youth, a resident of Kiryat Arba, was found in a mortally wounded state by a passer-by and was rushed by paramedics to the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheva, but died of his injuries soon after arrival.
Police launched an investigation, and arrested four suspects on Saturday - three minors and an adult - on suspicion of being involved in fight which led to the youth's death.
The suspects have denied any involvement. They were questioned at Beersheva police station.
Police suspect a fight broke out between two groups of youths during which the teenager was repeatedly stabbed.
The investigation continues.