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  4/17/2014, Nissan 17, 5774

Sharon-Area Crime Boss Dies of Gunshot Wound

The head of a crime organization in the Sharon area, just north of Tel Aviv, died, Thursday afternoon in Hillel Yaffe Hospital in Hadera of gunshot wounds apparently suffered at his home in Netanya.

Police say the victim, a man in his fifties, probably committed suicide, but they are investigating other possibilities, such as the gun going off by accident. It's possible he was the victim of a gangland hit. He suffered a number of attempts on his life.