Is This British Rapper the ISIS Journalist Beheader?

He’s known as “The Beatle” among his sicko colleagues because of his posh British accent. And as officials say they’re getting closer to the guy, some are suggesting that the executioner of American journalist James Foley is actually a British grime rapper named Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary who performed under the name L Jinny.

The Daily Mail reports that Bary comes from the Maida Vale area of London. Billboard had a posted a video by L Jinny yesterday but it’s since been removed by the user. However, others are on the trail.

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