Jisr a-Zarka: Woman, 30, found dead in family home

Tanya Amashs's 22-year-old brother, Anise Amash allegedly choked her after argument; police still searching for brother who is prime suspect.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 29, 2010 11:16
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A body bag being loaded into a van.

body bag 311. (photo credit: Aloni Mor)

The body of a 30-year-old woman from Jisr a-Zarka was found lifeless in her bed by her mother Friday morning. Magen David Adom Sharon crews confirmed the woman's death on arrival.

The body of Tanya Amash was discovered by her mother as she attempted to wake her and noticed she was not breathing and was unconscious. MDA crews initiated a prolonged resuscitation but a doctor ultimately pronounced her death.

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According to initial investigations and bruises on the Amash's body, police suspect internal family violence. After investigating the family members, police discovered that the Amash's 22-year-old brother, Anise Amash was last with her.

Police say the brother arrived in the morning and after an argument broke out between him and his sister, a physical altercation ensued in which he allegedly choked the 30-year-old.

Police were searching the area for the suspect after he left the family's home.


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