The body of the Israeli backpacker, last seen in Colombia on October 28, was identified in Peru on Monday.
The body of Omri Lahad, 23, was found nearly a month ago close to the Brazilian border but had not been identified, reports the Jerusalem Post. He is thought to have died of a venemous snake bite.
Lahad, who was last seen using an ATM in the Colombian amazonian town of Leticia, was declared missing on November 26.
Lahad is believed to have boarded a boat for Iquitos, Peru, with the intention of spending two weeks in the rainforest.
His remains were held in a local police station, and were identified only after a photograph of the backpacker was printed on missing person leaflets in Peru.
Israel is currently arranging for the body to be flown home.