James Foley ‘beheading’ was ‘shocking and depraved’ – PM

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‘David Cameron has described the apparent beheading of a US journalist by an Islamic State militant with an English accent as “shocking and depraved”.

The PM has returned from his holiday for meetings on Iraq and Syria with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

James Foley, 40, has been missing since he was seized in Syria in 2012.

Police and Whitehall officials are understood to be trying to identify the man suspected of the killing.

Mr Cameron said on Twitter: “If true, the murder of James Foley is shocking and depraved. I will today chair meetings on the situation in Iraq/Syria.” ‘

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