Israeli Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Palestinian Teen

May 4, 2016 2:51 PM

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Israeli Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Palestinian Teen

Israeli Yosef Haim Ben-David (center), the ringleader in the killing of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir in 2014, is escorted by Israeli policemen at the district court in Jerusalem on Tuesday.

A court in Jerusalem sentenced an Israeli man to life in prison on Tuesday for masterminding the kidnapping and killing of a 16-year-old Palestinian in 2014. The murder escalated tensions in the lead-up to that summer's Gaza war.

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