Investigation of a Murder Case Involving Arson

    Volume 41, Issue 6 (November 1996)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Tsaroom, S
    Forensic chemist, Head, Arson Investigation Unit, Division of Identification and Forensic Science, Israel National Police Headquarters, Jerusalem,

    (Received 5 September 1995; accepted 27 March 1996)

    Abstract

    In some religious societies, the value of life seems to be different from that in western nonreligious societies. Violating the family honor could result in killing. This article presents a case in which a Moslem Israeli citizen killed his daughter. Professional field work, together with forensic laboratory examinations, led to life imprisonment of the father.


    Paper ID: JFS14051J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS14051J

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