IDF soldier Netta Brand, missing since Wednesday morning, was found dead on
Thursday morning near Beit Shemesh. It appeared that he shot himself, and his
army-issued weapon was found next to his body.
A suicide note discovered
at Brand’s home after he went missing stated: “Do not cry for
Military police launched an investigation, and will transfer its
findings to the IDF Legal Division for examination. Brand, who served in the
Givati Brigade, left his home on Wednesday morning, but never
returned. Brand had served in the army for approximately a year and had
been recognized for his excellence as a soldier.