Alleged terrorist snuck up on Esther Horgen and hit her on the head — report

The suspected terrorist who murdered Esther Horgen on Sunday in the northern West Bank has told investigators that he was waiting for a victim in the Reihan forest, Channel 13 reports.

The 40-year-old suspect snuck up on Horgen, hit her on the head several times and then hid her body, the report says.

It adds that intelligence about his possible involvement first came the following day. The report says forces came, gathered intelligence that he was home and arrested him when he tried to go up to the roof. According to the report, he didn’t resist.

The IF has published footage of the arrest.