Murder-suicide Suspected After Woman, Four Daughters Killed in Jerusalem Apartment Fire

Police and firefighters break down the door of a fifth floor apartment, finding victims' bodies. The woman was found lying next to a noose. She had sought psychiatric help from city services a month ago for depression, and had phoned welfare authorities for a baby sitter.

Nir Hasson
Lee Yaron
Ido Efrati
Firefighters on scene as murder–suicide suspected after woman, four children killed in Jerusalem apartment fire. January 1, 2017.
Firefighters on scene as murder–suicide suspected after woman, four children killed in Jerusalem apartment fire. January 1, 2017.Credit: Emil Salman

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