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Missing NJ Teen Found Dead in Jerusalem Forest

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:31:26 +0000

iStockphoto/Thinsktock(JERUSALEM) -- The body of a missing American teenager has been found in the hills near Jerusalem.

Israeli police confirm they found the body of Aharon Sofer, a yeshiva student from Lakewood, New Jersey. Sofer had gone for a hike on Friday in Ein Kerem and never reunited with his friend.

New Jersey State Senator Bob Singer said it's too soon to say what happened.

While Israel police could not yet say the cause of death, they had earlier cast doubt on the family's fear of a kidnapping.

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