Pinhas Baruh, convicted of murdering his ex-wife, was found dead on Tuesday in his Ramle prison cell after a committing suicide.
Baruh, aged 71, hung himself with an elastic bandage he was given for medical treatment.
The prisoner was found after a medic went to his cell to perform a check up.
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