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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

American lone IDF soldier missing since Sunday, found dead,


UPDATE! 8-19
Authorities have discovered the body of Givati soldier Corporal David Menachem Gordon, aged 21, who was last seen at Tzrifin, a military base in central Israel, around noon Sunday.
Gordon was found dead in a drainage pipe not far from Tzrifin base, where he was last seen on Sunday. His service rifle was found next to him, the IDF said.
Gordon’s commander initially reported him missing on Sunday and on Tuesday the authorities called on the public to help in cooperation with police and the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) to search for the missing IDF soldier

Corporal David Gordon, a lone soldier from America, was 21 years old. The army notified the family; and police have opened an investigation into the cause of his death



Authorities have called for the public to help locate an IDF soldier who has reportedly been missing since Sunday.

The IDF in cooperation with police and the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) were searching for Givati soldier David Menachem Gordon, aged 21, who was last seen at Tzrifin, a military base in central Israel, around noon Sunday.

Gordon - a lone soldier from America - was last seen dressed in his IDF uniform, bearing the Givati Brigade's purple beret.

Gordon speaks Hebrew with an American accent, police said. He was reported missing by his IDF commander.

Central District police said like any missing soldier case there is concern for his safety and the Shin Bet and army are involved in the case

They also said there is, for now, no indication that he went missing willingly.

The public is encouraged to report any information regarding the case to police operators at *100 or 08-9279244.

1 comment:

Kosher Ham said...

The sad thing about his frum life was that he was abused as a child. See http://failedmessiah.typepad.com/failed_messiahcom/2014/08/baruch-dayan-haemet-corporal-david-menachem-gordon-456.html with its URL links to his own story that was published in the Huffington Post (re-posted by Shmarya in his Failed Messiah blog).