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Israeli forces arrest Palestinian suspect in murder of Israeli woman

A Palestinian man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Israeli woman Esther Horgen earlier this week in the West Bank.

Horgen was found dead in a northern West Bank forest in an apparent terror attack, after going out jogging.

The Shin Bet security service says the suspect, from the city of Jenin, was arrested after days of intelligence and operational efforts by the Shin Bet, the IDF and the Israel Police. It adds he is being questioned.

Reports say he has been previously convicted by Israel and served prison time for a security-related offense.

Further details remain under a gag order.

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