Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld tweets that the area where the body was discovered has been closed off and forensics have arrived at the scene.
Earlier, Hatzolah said the body had been transferred to the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute.
Police confirm a body found in the Jerusalem forest. Forensics at the scene examining. Area closed off
— Micky Rosenfeld (@MickyRosenfeld) August 28, 2014