Confession in second Fogel murder trial

By Jennifer Lipman, October 4, 2011

The second suspect in the murder trial of five members of the same Jewish family has confessed.

Amjad Awad, 19, is on trial for the killings of the Fogel family in Itamar in March.

Ehud and Ruth Fogel and three of their children aged between three months and 11 years old were found dead at the family home by the oldest daughter Tamar.

Awad's cousin, Hakim Awad was convicted of the attack in August and given a 130 year prison sentence.

The prosecution is seeking five life sentences for Amjad.

Last updated: 2:01pm, October 4 2011