70-year-old J'lem woman found stabbed to death at home
Police suspect woman may have been mugged before being killed; family breaks into Abu Tor home after woman does not answer.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The body of a 70-year-old Arab woman was found stabbed to death in her house in the Abu Tor neighborhood of Jerusalem on Friday.Authorities said that the body showed signs of violence.RELATED:Haifa man suspected of stabbing wifeWoman's body found covered with stab wounds in Galilee15-year-old dies after stabbing in BeershebaPolice suspect that the woman may have been mugged before she was killed.The family of the woman arrived at the house and found the door locked. Once the realized that the woman was not answering to their calls they broke into the house and found the body body.Police reported that an unknown number of people entered the house while the woman was alone, stabbed her, stole a number of expensive items and then fled the scene.Initial investigations showed that the woman was stabbed to death a number of times before her body was discovered.
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