(AP Photo/The Daily Courier, Matt Hinshaw) MANDATORY CREDIT
(AP Photo/The Daily Courier, Matt Hinshaw) MANDATORY CREDIT

The White House confirming the death of American hostage Kayla Mueller, who had been in ISIS captivity since August 2013.

FOX News Radio's Jon Decker has more from the White House. 

The President and Mrs. Obama conveyed their deepest condolences to the Mueller family and said the country shares in their grief.

According to a spokesperson for the National Security Council, over the weekend, the Mueller family received a private message from Kayla's ISIS captors containing additional information. Once that information was authenticated by the intelligence community, they concluded that Kayla was deceased.

Mueller was captured in Syria in August of 2013.

At the White House, Jon Decker, FOX News Radio.

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