Journal Published Online: 01 November 1996
Volume 41, Issue 6

Investigation of a Murder Case Involving Arson



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.

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Tsaroom, S
Arson Investigation Unit, Division of Identification and Forensic Science, Israel National Police Headquarters, Jerusalem, Israel
Pages: 4
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ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS14051J