Email romance led Israeli teenager to his death?
January 18, 2001 4:15 PM   Subscribe

Email romance led Israeli teenager to his death? A classic honey-trap given a modern twist. Awful, just awful.
posted by holgate (4 comments total)
and i thought living with someone for 10 months as a result of My email romance was bad. what a seriously fucked up situation to get into.
posted by th3ph17 at 4:27 PM on January 18, 2001

Hmmm... If their only goal was to kill an Israeli boy, couldn't it have been done alot more easily than luring him with promises of sex? This smells of something much more sinister.
posted by Neb at 5:49 PM on January 18, 2001

Yeah, Neb: This is very very strange.

The header "Killing condemned" is tasteful.
posted by JimmyTones at 6:03 PM on January 18, 2001

Neb, the West Bank settlements and the Israeli territory itself are all armed camps. You have to have the correct papers to go anywhere. This was obviously a way to get a victim into an area where they could operate with impunity.

This will just give justification to the Israeli army's program of "pinpoint" killings, though.
posted by dhartung at 9:34 PM on January 18, 2001

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