“Jihadi John,” identified as British national Mohammed Emwazi, was confirmed dead by the terror group in a magazine last week, felled by a drone strike on his vehicle. U.S. officials said in November they believed Emwazi had been killed.
The two photos of Emwazi were published online today in a report circulated by an ISIS-affiliated media outlet. It was not immediately clear where or when the photographs were taken, but in the background one is a vehicle is shown with what appears to be an emblem of Iraq.
Emwazi came to the world’s attention in August 2014 when he was featured in a horrific video apparently murdering American journalist James Foley. Other videos followed, appearing to show Emwazi killing one innocent hostage after another, including two other Americans.
Described by British Prime Minister David Cameron as a “barbaric murderer,” Emwazi was lauded by ISIS in its latest magazine and praised for his “mercy, kindness, and a generosity towards believers.”