A crime scene
A crime scene Photo by Moti Kimche
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A 22-year-old woman was found dead in Jisr a-Zarqa on Friday morning, after she was apparently killed by her brother.

According to the initial investigation, the suspect in the murder arrived at the home of his parents on Friday morning and a confrontation developed between him and his sister.

The confrontation turned physical and the suspect allegedly ended up choking his sister to death.

Family members found the woman's battered body in her room. Police forces summoned to the scene opened an investigation into the incident and initiated a search for the suspect, who fled the scene.