Jihadi John,” the ISIS militant who loves to appear on camera while beheading defenceless hostages, has been identified as West London man, Mohammed Emwazi.

Emwazi, a man in his mid-20s, who was raised in a middle-class part of London, is said to have graduated from college with a degree in computer programming, which would explain the ISIS social media persona..


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The identity of Jihadi John has been the subject of much speculation since he first appeared in a video apparently showing the killing of Foley. He was given the nickname after a group of three British jihadists thought to be guarding prisoners were referred to as John, Paul and Ringo, after The Beatles. h/t mashable