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Netanyahu decries 'despicable murder' of Arab youth found in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netnayahu spoke with Interior Security Ministry Itzhak Aharonovich and urged him and the police to work quickly to find those behind what he called a "despicable murder" of an Arab youth found dead in a Jerusalem forest.

 

In a statement, the prime minister "called on all sides not to take the law into their own hands and noted that Israel is a nation of laws and everyone must act according to the law."

 

The teen's death could be connected to reports of a Palestinian teen who was reportedly forced into a car in Jerusalem's Shuafat neighborhood late Tuesday night, and the possibility that his murder was a revenge attack for the murder of three Israeli teens presumed to be missing is also being investigated.