oshrenko murder scene medics 248 88.
(photo credit: Yaakov Lappin)
A 24-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman were shot dead in Beersheba early on
Wednesday, in a double homicide that has sent shockwaves through the Negev
The victims have been named as Veronica Cor, who was a police
volunteer and was scheduled to be drafted into the IDF, and Moshe
Ben-Dror charged with murder
28-year-old foreign worker found murdered in
The shooting took place in the early morning at Abayev’s
apartment, police said.
Police believe he may have been involved in a
feud with criminals, but that Cor had no involvement with the killers and was
caught up in the attack by chance.
The nature of the relation between the
two victims is unclear.
While some reports described them as a couple,
police believe Abayev may have been set to marry another woman in the near
Cor’s mother, Lula, told reporters on Wednesday that she had
warned her daughter to stay away from Abayev.
The Negev Police’s Central
Unit, under the command of Dep.-Cmdr. David Buani, has obtained a media gag
order banning publication of the investigation details. The Central Unit is
leading the investigation.