Homeless Syrian refugee kills Turkish overnight host: Report

A Turkish teacher has been murdered by a homeless Syrian refugee, who he was providing overnight accommodation for at his home, daily Habertürk reported on Feb. 2.

The body of primary school teacher Aydemir Çardak was found on Jan. 31 by his mother, with whom he lived in Istanbul’s Bahçeşehir district. His throat was slit.

According to the report, the mother told the police that his son came home with the Syrian man on the previous evening.

“He was a charitable person. He told me that [the Syrian man] was trembling in the street … We gave him food and he slept. In the morning, I heard a noise. My son’s room door was open and he was lying in blood,” she reportedly said…