Police on Tuesday discovered the body of a missing 80-year-old American tourist near Beit She’an, where he was last seen on Friday.

There were no signs of violence or suspicions of crime, police said.

Herman Kuehn, of Missouri, had last been seen at Beit She’an's ancient ruins, where his wife and fellow tourists lost contact with him. Police embarked on a large-scale search backed by a helicopter.

Yaakov Lappin contributed to this report.

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