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Texas rabbi: Captor grew “belligerent” late in standoff

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JAKE BLEIBERG and ERIC TUCKER
COLLEYVILLE, Texas - A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the 10-hour standoff, which ended with an FBI SWAT team rushing into the building and the captor's death.
Authorities identified the hostage-taker as a 44-year-old British national, Malik Faisal Akram, who was killed Saturday night after the last hostages ran out of Congregation Beth Israel around 9 p.m. The FBI said there was no early indication that anyone else was...
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