‘A very sensitive kid’ is how classmates describe the 16-year-old accused of murdering a convicted sex offender, after seducing him using Instagram. In a journal, he recounts the murder in detail, including carving a swastika with a knife
About two months ago, the central district of the Israeli State Prosecutor’s Office filed an official indictment on the charge of aggravated murder. The victim: Haim Wizman, a 42-year-old convicted pedophile. His alleged murderer: a 16-year-old minor.
At first glance, that seems to be a mistake. The teenager, whose name cannot be published, lives in an affluent town in central Israel. By all accounts, his family is normative. He himself is a member of the student council, a budding actor, an exceptional writer and even attends a prestigious program for gifted kids at one of the country’s universities.
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