British officials identify man they believe beheaded journalist James Foley

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Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary

British Intelligence officials say they believe they have identified the man who killed American journalist James Foley in Syria last week.

Officials are focusing on several known militants who have joined ISIS especially 24-year-old London rapper Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, according to multiple reports.

Officials told NBC News they are “close” to identifying the man with an apparent British accent who beheaded Foley in the video released by ISIS militants with the help of “sophisticated” voice recognition technology.

Source: NBC News



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