Muath al-Kasasbeh


Age: 26

Summary: Jordanian fighter pilot who was reportedly burned alive while trapped inside a cage by his captors in a horrific video released by Islamic State extremists during an execution that drew international condemnation and a vow from U.S. President Barack Obama to redouble efforts to destroy the terrorist group after IS members had recently conducted negotiations with the Jordanian government, claiming it would spare al-Kasabeh's life and free Japanese journalist Kenji Goto in exchange for convicted failed suicide bomber Sajida al-Rishawi.

Cause of Death: Burned to death in a terrorist attack

Born: May 29, 1988

Died: January 3, 2015

Raqqa, Syria