A web of lies, scams, and a fictional story about a Mossad hit overseas
are at the center of a murder indictment police and prosecutors plan to
present on Monday against Shimon Cooper, 51, who they say was a serial
conman who seduced and married his former wife Gini Cooper, before
murdering her in August 2009.
Police are also still probing if
Cooper orchestrated the death of his first wife,Orit Coopershmid who
also died in very similar circumstances in January 1994. He is also
believed to have tried to kill his second wife using the same methods.
late October police arrested Cooper on suspicion of orchestrating the
murder of two of his ex-wives. An accomplice and alleged lover of
Cooper's, anesthesiologist Dr. Mariah Zakotsky was also arrested, and is
suspected of providing Cooper with tranquilizers which he used to kill
On Sunday, the court lifted the gag order on the
investigation, allowing the publication of details of a case that
appears to more closely resemble a movie script than a murder