American-born, Douglas McArthur McCain, was recently killed in the Syrian province of Aleppo, while fighting with the Islamic State near the Turkish border. The 33 year old San Diego native was known as “Dua’al ‘Abdullah” to the Islamic State.
McCain was killed fighting another militia loyal to the Syrian Opposition in Aleppo. Upon discovery, the militants found $800 (U.S) and his passport; which, revealed his identity and information.
The U.S. Government has confirmed his identity. McCain’s relatives were interviewed by NBC News, including an aunt that verified her nephew’s passing