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.

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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.