Westport jeweler killed 1 year ago today

A Westport jeweler was killed during a robbery one year ago today. Police say 65 year-old Yekutiel Zeevi was murdered during a robbery at Y.Z. Jewelers. The killer got away with $300,000 in diamonds.

News 12 Staff

Dec 8, 2012, 10:15 PM

Updated 4,246 days ago

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A Westport jeweler was killed during a robbery one year ago today.

Police say 65 year-old Yekutiel Zeevi was murdered during a robbery at Y.Z. Jewelers. The killer got away with $300,000 in diamonds.

Authorities caught the suspect in Spain, but say he took his own life while in prison.

Friends say Zeevi loved to play pick-up soccer at the Long Lots field every week. His wife still watches his friends play almost every Sunday and leaves flowers on his memorial bench.


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