Police suspect murder-suicide in Kiryat Ata deaths

Woman was found dead at home with multiple stab wounds, as husband was hanging by a rope.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 27, 2011 11:57
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crime scene. (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski [illustrative])

 
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A man and his wife, both in their 50s, were found dead in Kiryat Ata on Sunday.

Police suspect a murder-suicide, in which the man stabbed his wife and then hanged himself.

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Police enterted the couple's home after a relative called, concerned that he had not been able to contact the two.

The woman was found with multiple stab wounds, and the man was hanging by a rope.

On Friday, two men were injured in a shooting attack in Haifa.

One man was seriously injured and the other was slightly injured. Both men, approximately 30 years old, were evacuated to Rambam Hospital in the city.



Police opened up an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.

AP contributed to this report.

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