Sharon region: Man found dead; police suspect murder

October 22, 2012 23:57


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Police suspect a 60-year-old man was murdered in the Sharon region, after his body was found in a backyard in Moshav Avichail on Monday evening. An initial investigation indicated that burglars stabbed the man after entering a house that he owned, according to Channel 10. 

The man, a long-time resident of the moshav, entered one of the homes which he owned, and discovered the burglars inside. Police suspect that when the robbers saw him, they stabbed his upper body and fled, Channel 10 reported. When the man did not come home, his family searched for him and found him bleeding in the yard.

A Magen David Adom team arrived on the scene and pronounced the man dead. Police opened an investigation into the incident and were searching for suspects.

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