Stephanie Young, 202-225-3130
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the murder of Israeli teens Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar, and Eyal Yifrach, who disappeared on June 12:
"I was deeply disturbed to learn that Naftali Fraenkel, Gilad Shaar, and Eyal Yifrach were found murdered today. To the families of the murdered boys, I extend my heartfelt prayers and sympathies. To the people of Israel, although we do not yet have all the facts, two things are certain: those responsible for this heinous killing must meet justice, and the United States Congress stands with you in the fight for peace and the struggle against terror."