TRAGEDY IN LONDON: 19-Year-Old Yeshiva Bochur Drowns In Pond [UPDATED 6:05PM ET]

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Boruch Dayan HaEmmes. YWN has received reports from the scene that divers from the police department has just recovered the body of the missing 19-year-old Yeshiva Bochur.

Further information will be published when it becomes available to us.

ORIGINAL REPORT 2:55PM ET: The London Fire Brigade is currently searching the waters at “Kenwood” for a missing 19-year-old Yeshiva Bochur. Kenwood is a large open area part of Hampstead Heath (locally known as “the Heath”) which is a large, ancient London park, covering 790 acres.

Part of the park borders Golders Green.

Dozens of emergency and rescue personnel are currently combing the waters for the young man who has not yet been found.

London Fire Brigade Station Manager Sam Kazmanli, who was at the scene said:

“Firefighters used three boats on the pond and carried out a methodical search. Despite our best efforts we were unable to locate the man and have handed the incident over to the police.”

Additional information will be published as it becomes available.

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(Chaim Shapiro – YWN)

10 COMMENTS

  1. Boruch Dayan HaEmmes. divers from the police department has just recovered the body of the missing 19-year-old Yeshiva Bochur. Moshe yitzchok ben chana tzirel Greenfeld from stamford hill ( Grandson of the famous Posen family), He lost his father some years back.
    He was swwimming withe 2 friends at this lake where many spend hours but not very safe.

  2. Perhaps:

    It’s time that we together with all Rabbonim, Rashaya Yeshivas, Gedolim and Rebbes eliminate the long Bein Hazmanim and keep it to a real MINIMUM!!!

    May Hashem have Rachmonus on all Yidden world wide, and help us do Teshuva to encourage the coming of Moshiach in the near future, Amen.