Murder scene 370.
(photo credit: Courtesy Rotternik Group)
A Jerusalem woman was found murdered and dismembered in her apartment by police
Tuesday morning, allegedly at the hands of her ex-husband, who was arrested at
According to Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, the
unidentified victim, who he said was in her early 40s, was found in the bathroom
of her home in the neighborhood of Neve Yaakov, late in the morning.
main suspect is her ex-husband, who caused her grievous bodily harm before the
murder and when the murder took place,” said Rosenfeld of the suspect, who is
being held by police for further questioning.
“Police were called into
the [apartment], including forensics officers, to examine the crime scene,” he
added. “The ex-husband was present at the time of arrival and was arrested for
Due to a gag order, Rosenfeld said he was unable to disclose
further details of what he described as an “immensely disturbing” crime scene,
pending further investigation.
Despite numerous erroneous news reports
claiming that the suspect was in the home with his current wife and two small
children, Rosenfeld said the unidentified murderer was alone in the apartment
with the exwife before and after police arrived.