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The Story of the Murders

The three Bodouins who murdered the two victims have confessed, the “Doar Hayom”states in a special edition issued to-day. Five Bedouin camelteers coming from Jaffa mct the couple walking on the sea-shore to the north of the River Yarkon, they stated; three of them attacked the couple, stabbing Stahl, and then all five violated the girl, Zohar, who never regained consciousness after the assault. The murderers buried the bodies separately. Stahl’s skull was recovered from a hillock, and the girl’s body was some distance away. The bodies are decomposed, but the clothes leave no doubt of their identity.

The search, led by Mr. Abraham Schapiro of Petach Tikvah, and the young Bnai Benjamin farmers of the Jewish colony Herzlia, under Police-officer Goffer, of Petach Tikvah, went on all through the night, the bodies being finally found at six o’clock this morning. One of the Bedouins revealed the scene of the crime.

The criminals belong to the Arbal Kuran. tribe, whose encampment was completely surrounded all through the night, while the search was in progress.

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