Around 10 o’clock on
Wednesday night, gunshots were heard near the municipality building in
the town of Sehayle, particularly in Villa Fawwaz .
reported that 55-yeal-old Georges Melhem Fawwaz was found dead in the
living room with three gun shots wounds, while his wife, 49-year-old
Mona Tannous al-Jawish, was also found with one gun shot wound sustained
in her right shoulder.
In this context, security sources told
LBCI that domestic motives may have been at play, noting that there are
clear signs of a familial dispute.
Following the examination of
the crime scene, it was revealed that the wife went to her bedroom after
being shot in her shoulder, and took two sedative pills, then went back
to the living room where she fell to the ground. The two pills were
found in her mouth.
Mona was taken to St. George hospital in
Ajaltoun where she was placed in an intensive care room, while the
criminal evidence teams launched investigations and lifted evidence and
fingerprints from the crime scene. A hunting rifle allegedly used at the
scene of the crime was found near the corpse of George Fawwaz.