Australian woman found stabbed to death in TA hotel

Police say screams were heard coming from the woman's room; man arrested and being examined for involvement in the case.

August 29, 2011 17:38
Tel Aviv tayelet

Tayelet Tel Aviv beach hotels_311. (photo credit: Thinkstock/Imagebank)


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

An Australian woman was found stabbed to death Monday in her hotel room in south Tel Aviv.

Police said the woman and her husband, both in their 50s, had arrived in Israel from Australia a number of days ago, and had been staying at the Dan Panorama Hotel on the southern side of Tel Aviv's Mediterranean promenade.

Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.

18 years for youth who stabbed Ramat Hasharon lawyer

Around 4:00 p.m. shouts were heard coming from their 15th-floor room. Police and Magen David Adom paramedics who were dispatched to the scene discovered the woman's body.

A Magen David Adom doctor confirmed her death on site.

Police arrived at the scene and arrested a man who had in his possession the stabbing instrument, and were "examining his involvement in the case."

Related Content

August 31, 2014
Rioting resumes throughout east Jerusalem Saturday night