2 dead in suspected murder at Netanya rehab center

Police suspect that a patient of the center murdered his roommate as well as an employee of the center.

August 2, 2018 17:35
A suspected double murder in Netanya, August 2, 2018

A suspected double murder in Netanya, August 2, 2018. (photo credit: Courtesy)


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Police are investigating the circumstances of the death of two people in Netanya following a violent incident at the Beit Yael rehabilitation center on Thursday.

Police received a report about sounds of screams, and rushed to the scene to find a seriously wounded man in his 40s, whom Magen David Adom medics soon pronounced dead at the scene.

Police scanned the area and arrested a suspect whom they found close to the scene.

A short time later, police searched the building and found another body there.

According to local media, police suspect a patient of the center murdered his roommate, as well as an employee of the center.
The investigation is ongoing.

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