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Body of missing UK student found in Israel

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There is a very sad news update out of Tel Aviv, where a 19-year-old University of Kentucky student went missing during a midnight swim in the Mediterranean Sea.

According to multiple reports from the Israel media, a body was found near the site where TeNiya Jones disappeared while swimming with two other students, and it has been confirmed as Jones.

Jones, a sophomore from Florida, was part of a student group consisting of seven UK students and two West Virginia University students studying in a program based in Amman, Jordan. A biology and Islamic studies major, Jones and her peers were overseas studying the Arabaic language.

UK has made arrangements to send Jones’ mother to Tel Aviv.

[The Times of Israel: American tourist’s body found after beach drowning]

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

4 Comments for Body of missing UK student found in Israel



  1. (Aixelsyd)0505
    2:11 pm July 30, 2018 Permalink

    So sad. Praying for her and her family



  2. 4everUKblue
    4:14 pm July 30, 2018 Permalink

    Horrible news. Prayers.



  3. shelby
    6:48 pm July 30, 2018 Permalink

    So so horrible for this family, i simply cannot imagine losing a child. Prayers for them.



  4. Cryingtheblues
    3:56 am July 31, 2018 Permalink

    Prayers!