Police in Hod Hasharon 311.
(photo credit: Zaka / Anshil Za'ak)
A 32-year-old woman found dead in her Petah Tikva home last week beside flowers
and a love note addressed to her was murdered by her boyfriend, police announced
on Wednesday, following the lifting of a media ban.
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The murder suspect,
46- year-old Vitali Michaelov, said he stabbed the woman to death with a kitchen
knife after she informed of him of an affair. He left the body in the home and
fled to his work place, a glazing workshop.
After five days, Michaelov
called police and told them he had murdered the woman, informing the officers
where to find the body. He became infuriated after officers failed to arrive at
the address, and called again the following day, a Kfar Saba Magistrate’s Court
Police set up an inquiry to examine why two phone calls were
required for a patrol car to be dispatched to the address.
Friedland, the suspect’s attorney, said her client was romantically involved for
half a year, and had lost control after hearing of the affair.
extended his custody by a week.