2004 News Story

Partial remains of Paul Johnson, Jr. recovered during raid on militants’ hideout

The Ministry of Interior announced today that Saudi security forces had recovered the head of Mr. Paul Marshall Johnson, Jr., the American who was kidnapped and murdered last month by al-Qaeda.  Mr. Johnson’s severed head was found in a freezer at a location raided by security forces late yesterday during which two wanted militants were killed and five arrested.

[See report on raid]

[See related press release]