Suspect in killing of Sylvana Tsegai said to confess

The suspect behind the slaying of a 13-year-old girl in Tel Aviv last month has confessed to the killing, Channel 10 news reports.

Eritrean national Tesfebarhan Tesfasion arrives for a court hearing at the Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court on November 29, 2018 (Flash90

Tesfebarhan Tesfasion has been in police custody since he was captured on November 28, several days after Sylvana Tsegai was found dead in her home in south Tel Aviv.

Sylvana Tsegai, who was found dead in Tel Aviv, November 26, 2018.

The killing was one of two in quick succession that has galvanized large protests against domestic violence around the country.

Tesfasion, who had been in a relationship with Tsegai’s mother, reportedly said he killed the girl to get revenge on the mother.

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