Robert Hall


Age: 66

Canadian retired insurance salesman and welder who was one of four people kidnapped by the Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines since Sept. 21, 2015 after being held captive by at least five al-Qaeda-linked gunmen for the past nine months during a raid on the Holiday Ocean View Samal Resort on Samal Island in the southern Philippinnes when the kidnapping occurred, in which another Canadian hostage identified as 68-year-old John Ridsdel was executed on April 25, 2016 when the militants did not receive the requested ransom after a payment deadline has passed.

Cause of Death: Murdered by decapitation

Born: 1949

Died: June 13, 2016

Patikul, the Philippines