Nicole Mansfield

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Death of Michigan Woman in Syria Cloaked in Mystery

Nicole Mansfield's family says it still lacks answers

(Newser) - Nicole Mansfield died a month ago in Syria. Probably. A pro-Syrian government news agency reported the 33-year-old's death in May, but her family members have yet to receive confirmation that she was indeed killed in fighting; they've gotten no death certificate, no body, and few answers, cousin Deidra... More »

US Woman Killed in Syria 'Brainwashed': Family

'My mother was not a terrorist,' wrote Nicole Mansfield's daughter

(Newser) - How did Nicole Lynn Mansfield, a 33-year-old woman raised in a Baptist family in the suburbs of Michigan, end up dying alongside rebel forces in Syria this week ? It's not an easy question for her family to answer, but they have some speculation: brainwashing, bribery, or perhaps force,... More »

Picture of Michigan Woman Killed in Syria Emerges

Nicole Mansfield converted to Islam after meeting Arab immigrant: family

(Newser) - The FBI has confirmed reports that a Michigan woman was killed fighting alongside anti-government forces in Syria, her family says. A number of years ago, Nicole Mansfield married an Arab immigrant; afterward, she converted to Islam, relatives tell the Detroit Free Press . After he got a green card to stay... More »

Syria Says It Killed a Michigan Woman

She was allegedly with rebels; US investigating

(Newser) - An unconfirmed report on Syrian TV says government forces killed a woman from Flint, Michigan, along with a British man and another unidentified Westerner, reports CNN . Syria's official news agency showed the driver's license of a woman identified as Nicole Mansfield, 33, and said the trio were fighting... More »

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