Firefighters responding to a call in Tel Aviv discovered the body of a
70-year-old foreign national in a burned-out apartment on Tuesday.
investigators arrived at the scene on Dizengoff Street, and suspect the man was
While this was not immediately clear, a pathologist’s report
later led to suspicions that he was stabbed.
Although the circumstances
of the incident are not yet clear, homicide detectives believe the murderer(s)
set fire to the home to cover up evidence of the crime.
Police are still
attempting to ascertain the man’s origins, and have so far been unable to find
identifying documents in the home. He may have come from France or Switzerland,
A court-imposed media ban prevents publication of any further
details at this stage.
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