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'Ex-SLA member stones wife to death in Safed'
ByJPOST.COM STAFF
December 30, 2011 16:00
Woman, 51, dies of her wounds after beating from her husband; 13 year old son witnessed the crime.
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Police arrested a 49-year-old man in Safed Friday on suspicion that he murdered his wife.

Police said the man, a former member of the Israel-backed South Lebanon Army, beat his 51-year-old wife to death with a stone while they were at home. The woman, a mother of four, died of her wounds.

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Magen David Adom paramedics dispatched to the scene confirmed the woman's death, noting that there were signs of violence on her body.

According to the initial investigation, the youngest son, 13, witnessed the crime but fled when the man started beating his wife.

Their other children, the eldest of which is 24, were not present in the house when the incident occurred.

Police said the family was unknown to have a history of domestic violence.

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