Prominent Turkish Jewish Couple Murdered in Home

Jak and Georgia Karako Brutally Stabbed in Istanbul

By JTA

Published August 22, 2014.

A prominent Turkish Jewish couple were found murdered in their Istanbul home.

Police discovered the bodies of husband and wife, Jak Karako, 77, and Georgia Karako, 69, inside their apartment on Friday.

They had been stabbed multiple times.

The Karakos were the former owners of Ören Bayan, one of Turkey’s most famous textile companies. According to media reports, the police are searching for the couple’s caretaker, whom they suspect of committing the crime.

According to the Daily Sabah newspaper, police entered the apartment after relatives were unable to contact the couple.



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