Wednesday, February 1, the district court in Nazareth was sentenced to 13.5 years in prison 18-year-old resident of Afula, charged with manslaughter of 17-year-old Yuval of Sedona from Afula.
The killer’s name not be published. At the time of the offence he was a minor.
Previously it was assumed that this young man will be charged with first-degree murder.
The murder was committed on the night of April 16, 2016. From the text of the indictment it follows that Osadon and his murderer were friends for many years. In the last year of their relationship went wrong in connection with numerous detentions of the accused, who was suspected of committing various offences. The prosecution believes that the main motive was the desire of Sedona to completely sever relations with the recent friend. The indictment States that the killer had persuaded a friend to lure Sedona to the apartment. On the stairs the perpetrator attacked the young man, struck him several blows with a knife, and then disappeared. The wounded managed to get out on the street, which was discovered by passersby who took him to the hospital «And Emek» in Afula, where in a few hours he died.
The accomplice of the main accused was charged with joining a criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, grievous bodily harm and interference with the course of the investigation.