body bag 311.
(photo credit: Aloni Mor)
A man, his wife and their five-year-old daughter were found dead in their home
in Usfiya, near Haifa on Sunday evening, leaving the closeknit Druse community
stunned. Police suspect the man murdered his wife and child before committing
suicide, but said this is only one possibility being investigated.
haven’t found any weapons on the scene. There are no injuries on the
One possibility is poison.
We can’t see any signs of
violence,” a police source told The Jerusalem Post
on Monday evening.
bodies were found by a female relative who came to visit their home. She
contacted emergency services.
Forensic officers began scouring the home
for clues on Monday evening. The man, in his 40s, has a record of domestic
abuse. Police said he had been arrested in the past for locking his wife and
children outside of a car while travelling with them in the Haifa area.