(Rochester, NH) - Expressions of sympathy and support are pouring in to John and Diane Foley of Rochester after the death of their son. Journalist James Foley was killed by Islamic militants in a gruesome video released Tuesday. The militants say the beheading was in retaliation for the U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. President Obama is expected to make a statement this morning on the death.
James Foley had been captured by militants while he was covering the conflict in Syria in November of 2012.