A 42-year-old woman was stabbed to death in Tel Mond near Netanya on Tuesday
Police suspect that a 49- year-old man who had been seeing the
woman, Nava Chen, romantically over the past year, until they broke up last
month, was behind the stabbing.
The suspect allegedly came to her home
and stabbed her, seriously wounding her.
She was rushed to Meir Medical
Center in Kfar Saba, where she later succumbed to her wounds.
fled the scene, but a large contingent of Sharon District Police set off in a
manhunt after the suspect, whose identity was known.
investigation found that the victim turned to police twice during October with
complaints that her former partner was acting violently toward
Police followed up on the complaints, but the man continued to
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Ben Hartman contributed to this report.