Ariel Tzafrir's body was sent to the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute. The autopsy will play a significant part in determining what really happened during that tragic Friday afternoon.
Earlier on Friday, three people collapsed from heat stroke today due to the intense heat, with one 19-year-old later dying.
Ariel Yoav Tzafri collapsed on Friday after suffering from heatstroke, as well as two 50-year-olds, all within an hour of each other.
Extreme heat could pose a serious health risk for at-risk populations, including the elderly, people with cardio-vesicular diseases and young children.
Residents of an immigrant absorption center in Beersheba are living through the heatwave without air conditioning
According to the safety organization Kids and Cars, an average of 37 American children die each year in hot cars.
The Health Ministry warned in a statement that low humidity and high winds are expected with temperatures predicted to soar above 40 degrees Celsius in most parts of the country.
"I thought the IDF learned a lesson from my son's death," said Ayelet Sela, the mother of the soldier who passed away from heat stroke in 2015, "but this event tells me that it was not enough. "