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Person of interest arrested in murder of Detroit synagogue leader, police say

"In an effort to ensure the integrity of this ongoing investigation, no further details will be released at this time," police said.

Published: December 11, 2023 8:23am

Updated: December 11, 2023 8:44am

Detroit police have taken into custody another possible suspect in connection to the recent murder of a synagogue leader in the city, according to a news report Monday.

The person of interest taken into custody in connection with the murder last month of Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue President Samantha Woll follows police having previously taken in another person for questioning, then releasing that person, according to the New York Post.

Wolf was found stabbed to death on the morning of Oct. 21 outside of her home in Detroit, about two weeks after Hamas attacked Israel, then Israel declared war on Hamas.

However, there is no evidence to indicate that Woll's death was a hate crime.

The Detroit Police Department "can confirm that a person of interest has been taken into custody in furtherance of the investigation into the murder of Samantha Woll," the agency told the Post.

"In an effort to ensure the integrity of this ongoing investigation, no further details will be released at this time. Additional information will be released in the near future."

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