American Women Held By ISIS Confirmed Dead

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The parents of an American woman held by Islamic State militants say they have been notified of her death.

The parents of Kayla Jean Mueller, released a statement today confirming her death.

A national security council spokeswoman said president obama called mueller’s family last night  and offered his condolences and prayers.

 The Islamic State group said Friday that the 26-year-old Mueller from Prescott, Arizona, died in a Jordanian airstrike however it is not clear how Mueller passed away.

She was taken into captivity in August 2013 while leaving a hospital in Syria.

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