Magen David Adom ambulances 311.
(photo credit: Reuters)
Police responding to calls about screaming from an apartment in Netanya late
Friday night arrived to find two Eritrean migrants covered in stab wounds in
what they are treating as a murder- suicide.
Police said on Friday night
they received calls from neighbors who reported hearing screaming from the
apartment on the city’s Ahad Ha’am Street. After kicking down the door, officers
found an Eritrean woman in her 20s lying dead on the floor of the apartment with
stab wounds across her upper body.
Her uncle was found lying a few feet away
from her in the one-room apartment, in critical condition with a single stab
wound to his chest. Police called paramedics who pronounced both dead at the
According to a spokesman from the Netanya Police Department,
investigators believe the man stabbed his niece to death before turning the
knife on himself. The spokesman added that police had never received any sort of
complaints of violence from either of the two and at the moment they do not know
what led to the incident.