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  10/24/2011, Tishrei 26, 5772

30-Month Sentence for Pushing a Friend to his Death

The Petach Tikva Juvenile Court sentenced a youth to two-and-a-half years in prison, Monday, for pushing a friend off the roof of a school in Netanya, causing the friend's death after the two of them has sniffed air-conditioning gas, about 18 months ago.

The boy was convicted of manslaughter and obstruction of justice. In addition to the jail time, he faces a year's probation.