American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly raped by IS leader
American hostage Kayla Mueller was repeatedly raped by Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi, her family has been told.
A US official has confirmed the account of family spokeswoman Emily Lenzner first reported in a newspaper.
Ms Mueller was held for a time by IS financier Abu Sayyaf and his wife, Umm Sayyaf. Al-Baghdadi took Mueller as a "wife," and repeatedly forced her to have sex with him when he visited, her parents Carl and Marsha Mueller were told,
American officials learned the information from a Yazidi teenager who had been held with Ms Mueller, whose death was announced in February.