photo:Twitter. John Ridsdel has been confirmed killed.
John Ridsdel, 68, was executed Monday night by his Islamist Philippine captors, the Philippine Red Cross has confirmed.
The death has not yet been confirmed by the Canadian government, however.
Ridsdel, along with fellow Canadian Robert Hall, was kidnapped six months ago as he vacationed on the Philippine island of Mindanao. Tuesday, it was confirmed that he was executed by beheading.
According to Philippine media, the head of a “Caucasian” captive was recovered from the streets of Mindanao’s Zamboanga City Monday night...http://news.nationalpost.com/news/world/head-found-on-philippine-island-as-ransom-deadline-passes-for-canadian-hostages
See also...1) 'I'm outraged:' Justin Trudeau confirms killing of Canadian John Ridsdel
2) Canada not at war with ISIS: Trudeau