Man who stabbed policeman Assulin to be charged with murder

August 14, 2011 18:13

The State Attorney's office announced to the Supreme Court on Sunday that it intends to file a murder indictment against a convicted criminal, Ratib Abu Atza, following the death of police officer Shlomo Assulin earlier this month.

Assulin was stabbed in the neck by Abu Azer, who was discovered with a stolen car.Assulin lost consciousness after the stabbing, which injured his brainstem. The police officer remained in a coma for five years, but died in hospital two weeks ago after his condition deteriorated.

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