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Missing Yeshiva Student Found Dead

The body of Aron Sofer, the 23 year old yeshiva bochur who went missing on Friday, has been found in the Jerusalem Forest in Ein Kerem, according to a spokesperson for Ichud Hatzalah.

VIN News has confirmed that a body was located by United Hatzolah volunteers who were among the many that took part in the massive search for the missing Lakewood, NJ, resident.

Initial reports say that Sofer’s body shows no signs of violence and it appears that Sofer got lost while hiking last Friday.

Police, Hatzolah and Zaka are all on scene at the location where Sofer’s body was found.

Israeli police are conducting DNA tests to confirm the body is of missing Sofer.


  • 2. Chana Carro AZ wrote:

    Baruch Dayan HaEmet..
    Oh no…I’m crying & my heart is broken for this boy & his family…

  • 3. Doris Jaffe wrote:

    Baruch Dayan Emes. May his holy neshama rest blissfully in Gan Eden. Nechama to his family. Kudos to everyone searching for him.


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