Sally Jones, the ISIS 'White Widow,' Believed Killed in Syria

The Muslim convert fled Britain to join ISIS back in 2013 alongside toyboy lover Junaid Hussain, taking her then-nine-year-old son JoJo with her

The Sun reported on Thursday that the Central Intelligence Agency told their British counterparts that Jones, 50, died in an airstrike near the Syria-Iraq border. There have been several such claims of IS militants having been killed only for them to resurface months later.

Jones had recruited Western girls to the so-called Islamic State after travelling to Syria in 2013.

Jones' husband, 21-year-old Junaid Hussain who was a computer hacker from Birmingham and also an Islamic State member, was killed in a drone strike in the terrorist group's former stronghold of Raqqa, northern Syria, in August 2015.

Jojo, 12, was believed to be travelling with Jones at the time and may also have been killed in the strike.

In an exclusive report in 2015, Sky News revealed the couple used online messaging services to urge British would-be recruits to carry out "lone wolf" attacks in the UK.

The Home Office source is quoted as saying, "The Americans zapped her trying to get away from Raqqa".

A spokesperson for British Prime Minister Theresa May declined to comment on the report, but said that the "U.K. advises against all travel to Syria". "I do not have any information that would substantiate that report but that could change and we are looking into this" Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway, a Pentagon spokesman, told the Guardian.

Jones previously played in a punk band.

Before fleeing to Syria, computer hacker Hussain admitted publishing Tony Blair's address in 2011 and was jailed for six months after making hoax calls to a United Kingdom counter-terror hotline a year later. She was nicknamed the "White Widow" after this.

She died while attempting to flee the Syrian city of Raqqa as it came under increased attack from USA coalition forces and American-backed local troops on the ground.

Maj. Gen. Chip Chapman, the former head of counterterrorism at the Ministry of Defense, told Press Association that under the U.N. Charter Jones's son was too young to be classified as a soldier.

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