Strangled kids and dad 311.
(photo credit: Channel 10)
The woman who confessed to choking to death her two young daughters on Wednesday
was sent for psychiatric evaluation by the Kfar Saba Magistrate’s Court on
Thursday, despite claims by her husband that she is sane.
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“That woman is
as sane as I am or anyone else. She even managed to participate in a number of
previous evaluations, and the fact is no one has tried to claim she was insane,”
said Michal Aloni’s husband Amos.
During Aloni’s remand hearing, police
attempted to delay the evaluation by a few days, arguing that it would disrupt
the double homicide investigation. Police believe the two girls were choked
while lying in their beds, just minutes before they were scheduled to head out
for kindergarten and school.
Aloni’s attorney, Ori Hayon, slammed the
police’s refusal to allow her to meet with her client during the remand
The court ruled that Aloni must remain in custody and be kept
under observation due to the threat she poses to others and herself, adding that
she must also undergo psychiatric evaluation.
Aloni was seen muttering to
herself in court during the proceedings.
Aloni’s brother, Daniel Brahms,
who was arrested with his sister on Wednesday, and who police say was in the
home when the murders took place, was ordered to remain in custody for three
On Wednesday night, Aloni reenacted the killings for
police at her home, as neighbors shouted recriminations.
“You will hear
their screams for the rest of your life,” one woman called out to
After Thursday’s hearing, Roni and Natalie Aloni, aged 4 and 6,
were buried at the Nahman cemetery in Ra’anana. Before their burial, the two
small bodies lay side by side wrapped in black Zaka blankets.
Amos Aloni told Channel 2 how his wife informed him over the phone that she had
choked their two daughters to death.
“I said, ‘Are you joking? Are you
normal?’ and I rushed home,” Aloni recounted.
He then described the
horrific scene he discovered when he reached his home.
“They were laid
out next to each other in perfect order,” Aloni said, as he
“Their eyes were open and there was a big red mark across each of