Former Customs Official Found Murdered In His Home
According to the National News Agency, a retired customs official identified as Colonel Mounir Abou Rjeily was found dead in his home in Qartaba, Byblos district.
Security forces immediately arrived at the scene and launched an investigation into the incident.
Abou Rjeily was reportedly found with blows to his head by a sharp object. There are no further details on the motive or cause of the murder, but some are speculating that it may have to do with the August 4 blast and the victim’s knowledge of who was responsible.
We will keep you updated with the story details as they unravel.