The FBI has released the identity of the hostage suspect in Texas.

The hostage-taker took three people and a rabbi hostage at a synagogue.

The man was identified as Malik Faisal Akram.

Akram is a 44-year-old British national.

He wanted to speak to Aafia Siddiqui.

He also wanted her released from prison.

Siddiqui is serving a 86-year sentence for conspiring to kill Americans.

The FBI did not reveal how he died, but said the shooting would be reviewed.

All of the hostages were rescued safely and were uninjured.