Local Syrian media reported that a former refugee has stoned his wife and son to death before dumping their bodies in the woods in Kobane near Aleppo. The family had reportedly just returned from Denmark where they were asylum seekers, before coming back to the Kurdish city near the borders with Turkey for a family visit.
Translation: "A Syrian man returned from Europe to stone his wife to death."
According to Basnews, a Kurdish news website, family issues pushed the 53-year-old suspect to kill his 33-year-old wife and 8-year-old son in the early hours on Saturday, by stoning them to death before leaving their bodies in a forest nearby.
Translation: "Photo of the man who killed his wife and son today in Kobane."
The suspect, who handed himself over to police, lived in Denmark with his family where they were granted asylum and was visiting his relatives in a village near Kobane where he committed his crime. Neither local media nor the police has provided any further details regarding the motives for the crime.
News of the crime stirred reactions across social media, with people calling on an end to domestic violence.
Kobani village of Derbazin Fawqani— Wehbe Romi (@WehbeRomi3) February 23, 2020
A man kills his wife and son by stoning to death
The body of a 33-year-old woman and her 10-year-old son were found dead on Friday after midnight in the Kobani Forest.
And this family had arrived in Kobani a few days ago from Denmark pic.twitter.com/5WJbEIijJU
Horrible news from Kobanî today. A man in his 50's murdered his wife & his son and threw their bodies in the forest. The man handed himself to Asayish/ISF. According to locals he was mentally ill. Which can't be used as an excuse for such a heinous crime ofcourse.— Rojava (@AzadiRojava) February 23, 2020
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