Police suspect Eritrean husband in stabbing of J'lem woman

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 25, 2011 10:05

The 20-year-old woman who was stabbed and killed Monday in Jerusalem was allegedly attacked by her husband, an Eritrean citizen, according to an initial police investigation on Tuesday.

The investigation indicated that the couple had an argument and the husband allegedly stabbed her while she attempted to get on the bus.

The couple were Eritrean migrant workers who married three months ago.  The investigation also revealed that the couple had recently separated, because the husband had allegedly beat his wife.

Police were still searching for the suspect.


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