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Unmasked! I.D. Of Ruthless Terrorist Who Murdered 84 In Nice Revealed

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Jul. 15 2016, Updated 4:22 p.m. ET

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Nice France Bastille Day Terror Attack Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel Background Facts
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More details are emerging on the terrorist who claimed the lives of scores of people in a horrific attack on Nice, France, during the Mediterranean city's Bastille Day celebrations.

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Nice France Bastille Day Terror Attack Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel Background Facts
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The first photo of Frenchman Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, who is of Tunisian descent, has emerged in the wake of the attack.

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Nice France Bastille Day Terror Attack Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel Background Facts
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The 31-year-old deliveryman's ID photo gives no hint of the horror he would unleash on the French Riviera.

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Lahouaiej Bouhlel murdered 84 people in the horrific attack.

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Nice France Bastille Day Terror Attack Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel Background Facts
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Lahouaiej Bouhlel gave police the excuse that he was delivering ice cream to avoid detection before he jumped the curb and mowed down his victims before firing into the crowds.

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Nice France Bastille Day Terror Attack Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel Background Facts
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Though Lahouaiej Bouhlel was known to police because of past crimes, including violence and theft, he was not ever suspected of links to religious extremists prior to the shocking incident.

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Nice France Bastille Day Terror Attack Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel Background Facts
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"He seemed very weird," one neighbor of the killer told The Telegraph. "He said very little to anyone and wasn't very polite. He wouldn't hold the door open for you."

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In March, Lahouaiej Bouhlel made a court appearance. In an ominous hint into his character, a judge found Lahouaiej Bouhlel guilty of violent behavior. "He kept himself to himself but would always rant about his wife," a neighbor of the terrorist told a French TV station. "He had marital problems and would tell people in the local cafe. He scared my children."

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Lahouaiej Bouhlel, who was once convicted of domestic violence, was in the process of splitting with his wife. He chose the Promenade des Anglais in Nice to commit his unspeakable crimes.

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Lahouaiej Bouhlel, who is reportedly the father of three, had stocked grenades and other weapons in the truck used to run over revelers. Police shot dead Lahouaiej Bouhlel after the truck attack.

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