IDF lone IDF soldier missing since Sunday, found dead with issued weapon still at his side

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IDF soldier David Menachem Gordon. Photo: ISRAEL POLICE
IDF soldier David Menachem Gordon. Photo: ISRAEL POLICE

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

Ben Hartman contributed to this report.

via The Jerusalem Post

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