The wife of a late senior Islamic State leader has been charged in the U.S. in the death of American hostage Kayla Mueller, officials said Monday.
NEW: Wife of Abu Sayyaf, a late ISIS leader, charged for role in conspiracy that resulted in death of American Kayla Mueller in 2015.
— ABC News (@ABC) February 8, 2016
Mueller, who was 26 years old at the time of her death, traveled to Syria in 2013 on a humanitarian mission and was taken captive, where she was held hostage for 18 months. On Feb. 6, 2015, ISIS reported Mueller had been killed in a Jordanian air strike.