Update: the victim has been identified as Benjamin Serrero. His killer - Debka claims he was shouting Allah Hu akbar - escaped and is being hunted by police. An autopsy and investigation have been ordered by the Fez authorities.
The 74-year-old victim, whose name has not yet been released, worked in property management for rentals owned by other Jews.
According to reports in Moroccan media, the elderly victim was seen being hit repeatedly by a man wielding a hammer.
The murderer fled the scene. Police are investigating to determine whether the attack was nationalist or criminal in nature.Critically injured, he died as he was being rushed to King Hassan II University Hospital.
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