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  10/5/2011, Tishrei 7, 5772

Prosecution Won’t Seek Death Sentence for Fogel Murderer

The prosecution does not plan on asking for a death sentence for Amjad Awad, who pleaded guilty on Tuesday to the horrific murders of five members of the Fogel family in Itamar last March.

According to a report on Israel’s Channel 10 News, the military prosecution and the defense have reached an agreement, according to which Awad will be sentenced to five life sentences in prison.