A 16-year-old who was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the murder
of a 15-year-old youth in Beersheba overnight Friday, confessed to
stabbing the victim and recreated the crime to police interrogators on
According to the suspect, the impetus for the murder was an argument
over a cigarette.
The suspect was scheduled to be taken to Beersheba Magistrate's Court
for a remand hearing on Sunday.
A 15-year-old teenage boy died of stab wounds in Beersheba on Friday
night after being involved in a fight with other youths near an
, police said.
The youth, a resident of
Kiryat Arba, was found in a mortally wounded state by a passer-by and
was rushed by paramedics to the Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba, but
died of his injuries soon after arrival.
Police launched an
investigation, and arrested four suspects on Saturday - three minors and
an adult - on suspicion of being involved in fight which led to the