Israeli sources have reported, Wednesday [February 26, 2014], that the body of an Israeli soldier who went missing last week has been located near a road leading to the Haifa University. The Israeli army said that the soldier, 19 years of age, from the Higher Galilee, was repeatedly stabbed in the upper parts of his body, and that a big knife was located near his body.

The Israeli Police initiated an investigation into the incident, and said the attack seems to be criminally motivated.