Body of Tekoa resident found in West Bank cave
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Body of Tekoa resident found in West Bank cave

No marks of violence found on body of 24-year-old man missing since Thursday; police launch investigation

A view from inside the Hariton Cave in the West Bank looking out. (Screen capture Google Earth)
A view from inside the Hariton Cave in the West Bank looking out. (Screen capture Google Earth)

The body of a 24-year-old man missing since Thursday was found in a cave not far from the West Bank settlement of Tekoa on Friday afternoon.

The man was a resident of the settlement. His body bore no marks of violence and police opened an investigation into the circumstances surrounding his death.

Police and volunteers from the Etziyon rescue unit had been searching for him since he was reported missing Thursday. His body was found in the Hariton Cave, southeast of Tekoa.

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