Woman, 67, murdered in Jerusalem home

By MELANIE LIDMAN
November 7, 2010 14:59

A 67-year-old Arab woman was found murdered in her home in the Abu Tor neighborhood of Jerusalem on Friday.

Police said an unknown number of people came into her house when she was alone, stole various expensive items, and stabbed her multiple times before fleeing the scene. The victim, Sayhev Sweyke, was discovered by her family on Friday after she repeatedly did not answer the door. Her family broke into the house, located on Hamefaked Street, and found her body. Police have opened a special investigation into the matter.


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