Nazareth Man Suspected of Murdering His Wife

Man thought to have shot his 28-year-old wife to death; police find gun at scene.

A 30-year-old resident of the northern city of Nazareth was arrested in the early hours of Sunday on suspicion of murdering his wife.

Police suspect that the man shot his 28-year-old wife to death at around 3 A.M., in the Jabel Doli neighborhood of the city. Local police officers arrested the man at the scene, where they found the gun.

The suspect, the son of senior official in the local council, has not confessed to the murder.

The couple had three children.