IDF troops map home of suspected assassin of Esther Horgen

IDF troopers entered the Palestinian village of Tura early Friday to be able to map the home of the terrorist suspected of murdering Esther Horgen, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit reported. 

The method of mapping the home was performed to be able to study the opportunity of demolishing the home, in case the suspected killer is discovered responsible. 

Horgen, a girl in her 50s, was discovered useless on Monday within the Reihan Forest, near her residence within the settlement of Tal Menashe, after she had been out jogging.

Horgen’s physique was discovered on the aspect of a path within the forest and confirmed indicators of violence, together with to her head. Her family reported her lacking on Sunday. She is survived by her husband, Benyamin, and 6 kids. Her youngest little one celebrated his bar mitzvah three months in the past.

A suspect within the homicide of Horgen, who was killed within the northern West Financial institution in an alleged terrorist assault, was arrested in a joint operation by the Police, the IDF, and the Border Police on Thursday.

On Thursday, at round midday, intelligence items discovered that the suspect was staying at his mom’s home within the village of Toura, close to Jenin.

The Yamam (Israel Police Nationwide Counter Terrorism Unit) then arrived on the scene and with help from intelligence drones, the suspect was positioned on a rooftop and was later apprehended. He was taken questioning by the Shin Guess.


The paratroopers particular unit got here to the scene after the arrest and detained members of the family and different suspected accomplices.

The suspect is a 40-year-old Palestinian who has had earlier involvement in security-related exercise. His political affiliation isn’t clear.

Udi Shaham contributed to this report.