A member of the notorious ISIS execution squad dubbed “The Beatles” is scheduled to plead guilty Thursday to charges related to the “brutal hostage-taking scheme” in Syria, court records show.
Alexanda Amon Kotey, 37, is one of two British nationals brought to the US last year to face charges connected to torture and behead Western hostages in Syria, including American journalist James Foley.
Alexanda Amon Kotey, a former ISIS executioner, is set to plead guilty to charges related to the capture and killing of Western hostages in Syria.AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File
The listing does not, however, detail the specific charge or charges to which Kotey is expected to admit. The Justice Department previously promised not to seek the death penalty, in order to secure his extradition.