Photo Credit: Courtesy: Shmerling family
Reuven Shmerling HY"D

Cleared for Publication: Resident of Elkana, Reuven Shmerling, 70, was found murdered this afternoon in the nearby Israeli-Arab town of Kfar Qassem (Kafr Qassem), according to police.

Police and MDA medical personnel arrived in the local industrial park at 1:30 PM to find his body, with all indications that he was beaten to death.

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Shabak and police are investigating. The main line of investigation is that his Arab employees murdered him.

He leaves behind 4 children and 19 grandchildren.

Location of the Reuven Shmerling murder in Kfar Qassem. Oct. 4, 2017
Location of the Reuven Shmerling murder in Kfar Qassem. Oct. 4, 2017
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