The grandfather and mother of a four-year-old girl whose dismembered
body was found dumped in a river have been jailed for life over her
Pisam, right, and Ron have been sentenced to life in prison
for murdering the toddler (Getty)
Ronny Ron, who was having an affair with his daughter-in-law,
Marie-Charlotte Renault-Pizem, found his grandchild, Rose, difficult to
handle and killed her in a fit of rage, a court heard.
dumped her remains in a suitcase in Tel Aviv's Yarkon river, not far
from his home in the coastal resort of Netanya in May 2008.
Rose's disappearance sparked a nationwide hunt and she was often
referred to as the ' Madeleine McCann of Israel' as the case bore
similarities to that of the missing British three-year-old.
Police divers found her body last September and the lovers were arrested
' triggering a debate on child welfare. Renault-Pizem, 26, who was
convicted of plotting her daughter's murder last month, had moved to
Israel from France with her husband, Benjamin, in 2004 to be nearer his
However, the couple divorced the following year after Mr Pizem
discovered his wife was having an affair with his 48-year-old father.
Pizem took Rose back to France but after a custody row she was returned
to Israel in 2007