Report: 23-year-old Israeli woman missing in Germany found dead

Police believe Yam Levy may have fallen to death while hiking alone on a mountain path near the Swiss border.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 19, 2013 17:47
23-year-old Yam Levy

Yam Levy 370. (photo credit: Courtesy)

German police have found the body of Yam Levy, a 23-year-old Israeli woman who went missing in the country several days ago, according to German media reports.

The circumstances of the young woman's death were still unclear on Thursday, however police believe that Levy may have lost her balance and fallen to her death while hiking alone on a mountain path near the Swiss border.

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Levy, from Lapid, in the Modi'in area, arrived in southern Germany on vacation some two weeks ago. She was last seen with three Germans in a town near the German Alps last week on Wednesday.

Local police began searching for Levy on Thursday, after the hotel she was staying at informed them that she had not checked-out on Thursday.

She last sent her family in Israel a phone message last Wednesday.

Levy's parents flew to Germany last weekend in order to join in the search for their daughter.

The Foreign Ministry's department for Israeli's abroad was in contact with the family and in contact with consular employees in Munich and Berlin. The Israeli police attache in Germany was also involved in the efforts to locate Levy.


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