‘Barbaric’ IS ‘Beatle’ gets eight life terms in jail after hostages beheaded – as victim’s mum says ‘your hate did not win’

A member of the so-called IS “Beatles” has been jailed for life after being convicted over his role in the murder of four American hostages in Syria.

Former British citizen El Shafee Elsheikh, 34, who grew up in London, was found guilty in the US in April of four counts of hostage-taking and four counts of conspiracy to murder.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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