Man attempts to murder wife, son

Netanya 50-year-old had been charged with domestic violence.

August 22, 2010 09:07
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sharon ambulance 298 ap. (photo credit: AP)

A 50-year-old Netanya man was suspected of attempting to murder his wife and son and commit suicide on Saturday night.

He was said to have stabbed his wife in the neck during an argument. Their son, 24, tried to separate the two, and was stabbed multiple times by his father. The mother and son were taken to the hospital.

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The man then attempted to commit suicide.

All three were taken to Laniado Hospital in Netanya and Hillel Yafeh Hospital in Hadera by MDA. The wife is in critical condition, and the son in moderate condition.

The man had previously been charged with domestic violence, and served 80 hours of community service before he was allowed to return to his home.

Police are investigating the events.

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