COLLEYVILLE, TX –– After identifying 44-year-old Malik Faisal Akram as the gunman who kept four people hostage at a Colleyville synagogue, authorities have confirmed two additional individuals have been arrested in connection to the case.
British authorities confirmed two teenagers were "detained in South Manchester" and "remain in custody for questioning."
The teens are believed to be related to Akram.
After a 10 hour standoff, the gunman died after a special FBI hostage rescue team flew in from Quantico, Virginia.
No specific details regarding Akram's death have been released at this time.
During the standoff, Akram demanded the release of Aafia Siddiqui. In 2010, Siddiqui was convicted by a federal jury for f attempting to kill U.S. officers in Afghanistan. He is currently being held at the federal prison, FMC Carswell, in Fort Worth.