British intel ID Foley killer as former London rapper

August 25, 2014 4:09 PM

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British intel ID Foley killer as former London rapper

British intelligence officials have identified a London rapper who traveled to Syria last year to fight with Islamist militants as the man who killed American journalist James Foley in a beheading video that surfaced last week, according to British news outlets.

Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, 24, known as L Jinny or Lyricist Jinn in London, left a budding music career that included appearances on BBC Radio in 2012. He was identified through voice recognition technology and represents a growing danger to the U.K. and other Western nations of Jihadists returning fro...

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