A spokesperson for Israeli police confirmed to CBS News that they have found the body of an American seminary student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the body was found in the same area where Aharon Sofer disappeared.
The 23-year-old Sofer, of Lakewood, N.J., an ultra-Orthodox student at a yeshiva,disappeared during a hike with a friend last Friday.
Rosenfeld said the police were pursuing all avenues in their investigation, including the possibility that Sofer may have fallen victim to an attack by Palestinian militants.
Kidnapping and murder have been a tool used by the Palestinian militants in recent months.
Quinton is a native South Carolinian who has lived in Baltimore since 2006. He is a recent convert to the Catholic Church and is active in the Knights of Columbus. He has been involved in the pro-life movement nationally and locally since 2010.
Quinton is a veteran who served as an intelligence analyst in the Army National Guard. He is also an Eagle Scout.