Monday, may 15, at the district court in Nazareth was presented the report of the psychiatrist, under which a resident of Tiberias Meir Goldstein, who was arrested for the murder of his wife Adele, was in a state of psychosis at the time of the crime and therefore could not stand trial.
According to psychiatrists, Goldstein suffers from a mental illness at the time of the murder were not able to distinguish good from evil. In this regard, doctors recommended to leave the accused in a closed psychiatric hospital.
The court extended the period of detention Goldstein in custody until further notice. Final decision will be made at the next hearing.
The murder of Adele Goldstein was committed on March 29. At noon on Nahmani street, passers-by noticed Meir Goldstein with traces of blood on clothing.
At the same time in one of the residential houses on the street were seen the fire. Upon entering the apartment, firefighters and police found the headless body Adele Kalman-Goldstein. It is assumed that the detainee killed the woman, decapitated her and set fire to the apartment.
The radio station Galei Tzahal reported that, according to eyewitnesses, the man walked down the street, holding the severed head in his hands and then threw it in the trash can.
Arrested on may 1 was indicted.