Imprisoned Army psychiatrist asks to join Isis

FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people at Fort Hood is asking to join Isis from his federal prison cell.

Nidal Hasan's attorney says the convicted mass killer recently wrote a letter addressed to notorious Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Hasan is on the military's death row at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

A military court sentenced him to die for a November 2009 rampage at Fort Hood, Texas.