A woman is found dead in her home in a Bedouin community in the southern region of the country.
The woman’s husband is detained for questioning and police opened an investigation into the incident near the town of Ar’ara BaNegev, police say.
There are conflicting reports in Hebrew media as to who found the woman and then alerted emergency services, with some reports saying it was her husband and others saying it was his son.
Her body showed signs of physical violence, according to reports.
The Magen David Adom service said it was notified of an unconscious woman who was brought to meet an ambulance at the Ksaifa Junction in the Negev region.