Netanyahu condemns West Bank murder, vows to bring killers to justice

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemns the murder of Esther Horgen, 52, a mother of six, in a northern West Bank forest, vowing Israel will hunt down her killers.

“Esther Horgen was brutally murdered when she went for a run near her home. The security forces will apprehend the murderer as fast as possible and bring them to justice. I would like to send deep condolences to the family,” tweets Netanyahu.

Authorities are investigating the case as a suspected terror attack.

Police said in a statement that there were signs of violence to Horgen’s body and that the death was considered a suspected murder. The Shin Bet security service was also taking part in the investigation.

Esther Horgen, 52, who was found dead in the northern West Bank from a suspected terror attack on December 20, 2020. (Courtesy)