Formal investigation into US journalist’s murder begin after IS released a video of his beheading.
The US has now begun a formal criminal investigation into US journalist James Wright Foley’s death. US Attorney General Eric Holder remarked that the country has a “long memory”.
It has been revealed tat a special US military mission tried to rescue Jim Foley earlier this summer but failed. Jim Foley went missing in 2012 in Syria and according to reports the militants had also demanded $132m (£80m) ransom for his release.