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A love affair between an Israeli woman and an Indian man came to a horrifying
end last month when the woman was murdered and her body hidden in a freezer,
Indian media reported on Thursday.
The victim, a 28-year-old engineer,
was allegedly killed by a man she knew for four years, a 30-year-old Indian
According to press reports cited by Channel 10, the
two met in India four years ago and entered into a relationship.
year, the man married a local woman in Bangalore, and fathered a
When his Israeli lover arrived at his home last month, she found
out he was married, and the man allegedly launched a lethal assault on her,
hitting her on the head with a metal pole after “moving his family to another
room,” according to one report.
“He then purchased a freezer and hid her
body in it,” Channel 10 quoted the report as saying.
Police were alerted
after the man’s mother-in-law visited the home, and traced a suspicious smell to
the freezer, where she discovered the body.
Police in India said the man
has confessed to the murder and reenacted it for homicide detectives.
Foreign Ministry said it was dealing with the incident, and was making
arrangements to fly the body back to Israel for burial.