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Charge: A young man from Holon murdered a 61-year-old from Tel Aviv on the grounds that he had sexually assaulted him | Israel Today


According to the indictment, the defendant BB and the late Yaakov Cohen met through a dating site and broke up after BB stole the murdered man's money • The young man is accused that after searching for information about the dead, he took a kitchen and stabbed the deceased in the neck and head. : "The defendant with very complex life circumstances, was forced to survive on the street and was exploited by people, the deceased among them"

The Tel Aviv District Attorney's Office today (Monday) filed an indictment in the city district court against BB, a 19-year-old Holon resident for aggravated murder, theft, etc. After murdering the late Yaakov Cohen, a resident of Tel Aviv, while abusing 61. During his arrest, it was alleged by BB that the murdered man sexually assaulted him.

According to the indictment filed by Adv. Kinneret Moore Kahan, the defendant and the late Cohen met through a dating site, when near their acquaintance the defendant moved into Cohen's apartment, but after the latter discovered that the defendant had stolen his money, he asked him to leave the apartment.

About a week after the incident the defendant called Cohen and asked him to allow him to return to stay in the apartment for only one night and he in turn acceded to the request.

The defendant arrived at the apartment and after browsing through websites dealing with dead bodies, took a sharp and large knife from the kitchen and stabbed the late Cohen in the neck and head with it. He managed to get to his feet and escape towards the apartment door, B. Why?

"Revenge for sexual abuse": Decloses the murder of Yaakov Cohen in Tel Aviv // Photo: Police spokeswoman

The defendant then checked Cohen's pulse and found that while he was still alive, he took a large sofa cushion and pressed it against the deceased's face in order to bring about his death.

Immediately afterwards, the defendant took the knife again and stabbed Cohen with her dozens of more times, calling out to him: "You will die, son of Z. To me, I will slaughter you, my son.

At this point, the defendant took another, sharpened knife, which was in his bag, and inserted the two knives into the depth of the cavity of the deceased, leaving them there.

After committing the murder, the defendant acted calmly - took a shower, filmed several videos of the deceased's body and the scene of the murder, stole the deceased's credit card as well as documents.

The defendant fled the scene and immediately began to act to conceal the evidence.

BB While reading the indictment in court, Photo: Avi Cohen

In his request for arrest, Advocate Moore Cohen stated that: “It is worth emphasizing that the respondent did not hesitate to make a false accusation against the deceased, in an attempt to downplay the seriousness of his actions by claiming that the murder was committed after the deceased tried to rape him. In doing so, the respondent, in addition to the act of murder itself, also fatally damaged the dignity of the deceased. "The defendant was charged with aggravated murder, destruction of vision, obstruction of justice, theft and debit card fraud.

Adv. Michal Urakbi and Einat Barnea from the Public Defender's Office who represent the defendant in the murder of the late Yaakov Cohen: "This is a case that opens a peek into the backyard of Israeli society. The trial. Already at this stage, it is disappointing to see the prosecution consistently ignoring the death penalty reform, and has chosen to charge this young man with aggravated murder, ignoring the special and mitigating circumstances of the incident. Our client with very complex life circumstances. "The deceased among them."

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Source: israelhayom

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