An unemployed mother who dabbles in witchcraft has abandoned her two children to wage jihad with her 20-year-old husband on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
Sally Jones, 45, reportedly left the U.K. last year to meet up with her jihadi husband — a suspect in the beheading of American journalist James Foley — in the ISIS-controlled province of Raqqa, Syria, the London Evening Standard reports.
Jones, aka Sukinah Hussain, was a conspiracy theory and witchcraft forum commenter, and used to play in a punk girlband. Neighbors told the Standard she’s a “nightmare,” and claimed to be able to talk to spirits on Facebook.
The Standard tweeted this composite image — the photo on the left was posted to her Facebook and the other her Twitter account:
— Evening Standard (@standardnews) September 2, 2014
Before he left the U.K. to join ISIS, her husband, Junaid Hussain, spent six months in jail in 2012 for publishing Tony Blair’s address book online and bothering a counter-terrorism hotline. He’s now busy “refreshing his ‘kaffir killing skills,’ she tweeted according to the Standard, and she is eager to behead Christians “with a nice blunt knife.”
Her brother told the Standard her family is distressed. “She fell in love and went away,” he said. Jones left behind two sons, ages 10 and 14.