A 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in Rehovot overnight. Or-Gil Moetti was found in a pool a blood in one of the city's parks.
Magen David Adom emergency teams rushed him to the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot, but despite the doctors' frantic efforts to save his life, he succumbed to his wounds.
Several teens were arrested for questioning by the police.
According to available details, at around 2 am Sunday, the MDA emergency line received a call reporting a man was found unconscious in the city's Parshani Street.
The paramedics sent to the scene found Moetti lying at the entrance to a pubic park, suffering from multiple stab wounds in his chest and abdomen. Several other teens were nearby.
Police investigators at the scene (Photo: Omer Amram)
Paramedics began CPR immediately and rushed the teen to Kaplan hospital. He underwent emergency surgery, but did not survive.
Police sources said that eyewitnesses reported seeing the teem attempting to flee several other teens who were chasing him.
Rehovot Police Commander Chief Superintendent Yair Heztroni confirmed that several persons of interest were being questioned in connection to the stabbing.
He said none of the neighbors living in the vicinity of the scene had filed any disturbance complaints.
Moetti's murder was the last event in what police sources described as a "bloody weekend," which claimed the lives of four people.
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