Suspect in Murder of Mrs. Esther Horgan, Hy”d, Arrested

Israeli forensics and police officers at the scene where the body of Mrs. Esther Horgan was found at a forest in a terror attack, Monday. (Meir Vaknin/Flash90)

Israeli security forces arrested a Palestinian from the Jenin area who is suspected of involvement in the murder of Mrs. Esther Horgan, Hy”d, who was found dead early Monday morning near her home in the Shomron.

The arrest was made during a joint operation between the Israel Police, Border Police and IDF.

Defense officials said the suspect was was being questioned by the Shin Bet.

Mrs. Horgan, from Tel Menashe, was found dead in the Reihan Forest. Her body was found on the side of the road in the forest, marked by signs of violence, including to her head. Her family reported her missing on Sunday. She leaves behind her husband, Binyamin, and six children. Her youngest child celebrated his bar mitzvah just three months ago.

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