This is an open thread about the murder of Fr. Jacques Hamel in a Normandy Roman Catholic church, the latest in a string of terrorist outrages in France committed by suspects known to the authorities.
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) July 26, 2016
— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) July 26, 2016
One of the suspects, an eighteen-year-old who had unsuccessfully tried to join the Islamic State in Syria, had been assigned an electronic monitoring brace. – JWS