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October 21, 2012 10:35 pm

Jewish Doctor Murdered in Ukraine

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The entrance to Woksalna Metro Station, near Dnepropetrovsk railway station in Ukraine. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – A Jewish doctor was murdered on Saturday in his house in Lviv, Ukraine. Dr. Leon Freifeld, 60, was a senior orthopedic surgeon, a university professor and a prominent member of the Lviv community.

Police arrested three suspects but have yet to establish a motive, Ukraine news websites reported. A Russian-language Israeli website reported that one of the suspects is an Arab man aged 26, who was likely under the influence of either drugs or alcohol.

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