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U.S. Investigating Reports of Second American Jihadist Killed in Syria

Aug 27, 2014

The State Department is investigating reports that a second American jihadist was killed last weekend in Syria fighting for ISIS.

The news comes a day after NBC News first reported that Douglas McAuthur McCain, a U.S. citizen, died fighting for the Islamic militants. A Free Syrian Army source told NBC News said the second American was killed in the same battle.

A law enforcement official told NBC News that “it appears to be true” a second American died in the fighting...

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