IDF confirms missing soldier found dead

The Israel Defense Forces confirms that the soldier Eliezer Ashkenazi, who went missing yesterday morning, was found dead earlier today.

The IDF refuses to officially comment on the cause of death, saying military police are working to investigate the matter.

This morning police said Ashkenazi had been located, but refused to comment on his condition. It appears that this was in order to give authorities time to inform his family.

Soldier Eli Ashkenazi (Courtesy)

Judah Ari Gross