Remains of missing Israeli soldier found

first_imgJERUSALEM (AP) – Israeli authorities say the remains of a missing soldier have been found in a forest in northern Israel, ending a seven-year search.Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the body of Majdi Halabi, a Druse Arab soldier who disappeared in 2005, were found two weeks ago by a park ranger in the Carmel forest near the Israeli city of Haifa. Israeli police conducted a forensic investigation Thursday and confirmed that the remains match the soldier’s DNA. Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project 4 sleep positions for men and what they mean Top Stories Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Comments   Share   center_img Halabi, who lived in the area, disappeared after hitchhiking.Israeli police are investigating the circumstances of his death.For years, a nonprofit organization offered $10 million reward for anyone with information on Halabi’s disappearance. The group later folded.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Sponsored Stories New Year’s resolution: don’t spend another year in a kitchen you don’t like 5 people who need to visit the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Daylast_img