A woman was found dead in an apartment in Ashdod, police say.
According to the statement, a man living with her called emergency services to say that the woman was feeling unwell.
The medical team on the scene pronounced her death.
The woman in her 40s was not publicly named.
The man in his 60s was arrested amid the investigation into her death, police say.
He will appear in court later today for a hearing into his detention.