An 85-year-old man attempted to stab his wife to death and commit suicide by
overdosing on pills in Zichron Ya’acov on Saturday, police said.
reportedly carried out the acts in order to “spare his wife” who is suffering
from a disease, police added.
Before the attempted killing-suicide, the man sent
an e-mail to his son in Turkey and detailed his plans to end their lives. The
son immediately alerted police, who arrived on the scene and contacted