Kollel Man Died R”L Near Baltimore.

29 12 2008

Baltimore, MD – Baltimore’s Ner Yisroel community joined their brothers worldwide in shock and grief upon learning of the sudden death of one of their own, Zvi Dovid (Fifi) Zahler, who tragically died this morning.

Mr. Zahler had departed Baltimore early this morning, and disappeared. Baltimore’s volunteer community patrol was shortly mobilized and spent the next several hour searching for Mr. Zahler until the Maryland State Police were contacted to ask whether any current incidents involved a vehicle matching the description of Mr. Zahler’s automobile. Police replied affirmatively.

According to police and other sources, Mr. Zahler’s vehicle was found on the Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge along I-95. The six-lane bridge spans the Susquehanna River about 25 miles northeast of Baltimore. Zahler’s body was R”L recovered from the water underneath the bridge.

Mr. Zahler is originally from Toronto and only married last year, was a member of the Ner Yisroel yeshivah’s kolel and had only married last year. He was 25.

Story Edited To Be More Factual.



One response

30 12 2008

I was under the impression that he committed suicide. Which story is true? It is sad anyways and I feel for the family.

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