Four suspects beat woman to death in Istanbul
37-year-old Dilek Duyuş was discovered dead in the apartment by neighbors after the suspects left the crime scene. Hürriyet photoFour suspects, including a woman, were taken into custody today after allegedly beating 37-year-old Dilek Duyuş to death late last night in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district, Doğan news agency reported.
The female suspect was the ex-wife of Duyuş’s current boyfriend, Celal Demir, and was accompanied by three other men when she barged into Duyuş’s home in the district’s Kulaksız neighborhood. The suspects allegedly attacked the couple with bats, and one of the suspects, identified as H.M., allegedly stabbed the woman three times.
The woman was discovered dead in the apartment by neighbors after the suspects left the crime scene. Demir, wounded at the time, was taken to a nearby hospital immediately.
All suspects were soon caught by police officers and taken into custody. H.M. reportedly confessed to stabbing Dilek, claiming that he was “defending his honor.”
Duyuş’s body was sent for an autopsy at the Istanbul Forensic Medicine Institute.