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15-year-old arrested in stabbing death of 17-year-old

Teen killed in the early hours of Tuesday morning in the northern town of Shlomi

Illustrative: Israel Police investigate the scene of a crime, June 2, 2021. (Israel Police)
Illustrative: Israel Police investigate the scene of a crime, June 2, 2021. (Israel Police)

A 15-year-old boy was arrested early Tuesday morning for his alleged involvement in the death of a 17-year-old boy in the northern town of Shlomi, near the Lebanon border.

The 17-year-old, a resident of Shlomi, was evacuated with stab wounds to the Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya, where he was declared dead.

Police were investigating the incident and its motives.

According to Army Radio, police are expected to request that the 15-year-old suspect, also a resident of the town, be remanded in custody. The incident reportedly began due to an argument over a young woman.

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