An initial investigation led the authorities to take one city resident in for questioning.
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According to the investigation details, the victim is a resident of the West Bank who was illegally working in Israel. The details are unclear, however police believe that at around 2 am the man was involved in a fight that erupted near the construction site he was working at in the western part of the city.
Police search for evidence (Photo: Avi Moalem)
What ensued is unknown, but the outcome is clear: The man sustained multiple stab wounds to his chest, leading to massive blood loss and his eventual death.
After learning about the event from the Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Rishon Lezion Police searched for the crime scene, lacking any complaint, report or substantial information they searched until stumbling upon the construction site.
Police stumble on crime scene after search (Photo: Avi Moalem)
The victim was taken to the hospital by a Rishon Lezion resident, who was later delayed for questioning at the city's police station. Detectives demanded to know how he came upon the crime scene and whether or not he had any pertinent information regarding the event.
The police's forensics lab technicians arrived at the scene and attempted to gather evidence that could lead them to a suspect.
In a separate incident in Rishon Lezion, a beach party deteriorated into brawl, leaving a 17-year-old moderately wounded after he was stabbed.
The teen was evacuated to the Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, and police have arrested a number of suspects allegedly involved in the beach brawl.
Last Saturday, a 19-year-old was shot to death in the Arab town of I'billin. The victim's brother sustained a gun shot wound.
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