Dr. Leon Freifeld beaten to death near his house in Lviv. Killer, who was likely under influence of drugs or alcohol, reportedly arrested-
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.
Rabbi Elimelech Shochat, head of an American organization dedicated to supporting Jews in the Ukraine, told Ynet that he and Freifeld were longtime friends and that Freifeld was "one of the best doctors this city has known. The Jewish community in Lviv is bowing its head today," Shochat added. "We're all
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