First American Reported Killed Fighting IS

The body of a man believed to be the first U.S. citizen killed fighting alongside Kurdish forces against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria has been returned to his family.

Keith Broomfield, 36, was reported killed on June 3 in a battle with IS in the village of Qentere near Kobani. The U.S. Department of State confirmed Broomfield’s death on June 10 but did not give details.

Broomfield’s body was returned to his family on June 11.