Israel authorities may have found the body of a Lakewood, NJ, man who went missing while visiting the country last Friday.
According to the Jerusalem Post, a body was discovered Thursday afternoon not far from where Aaron Sofer was last seen hiking in a forest near Jerusalem.
Authorities are working to determine whether the body is that of the New Jersey student.
Many feared that Sofer was a victim of the ongoing violence between Israel and Palestine and on Tuesday, the 23-year-old yeshiva student's family offered a $28,000 reward for his safe return.
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