Gaddafi Death: Man Claims To Have Executed Libyan Leader

10/24/2011 01:36 pm ET | Updated Dec 24, 2011

In the days following the death of Muammar Gaddafi, questions have emerged regarding who, if anyone, will be held accountable for killing the former Libyan leader. Many have argued that Gaddafi should have been tried in court for his crimes, while others claim that his death from injuries avoided an 'awkward' trial.

Violent videos showing some of Gaddafi's final moments were broadcast on Thursday, yet the exact circumstances surrounding his death remain unclear.

From the Associated Press:

"The New York-based group Human Rights Watch, which viewed the bodies, said video footage, photos and other information it obtained indicate that Moammar and Muatassim Gadhafi 'might have been executed after being detained.'"

While many await a full report on Gaddafi's autopsy, one man appears ready to take the blame (or credit).

Ynet News reports that a man, self-identified as a rebel fighter named Senad el Sadik el Ureybi, confessed on camera this Sunday to killing Gaddafi. In the video below, the man explains how he helped beat and shoot Gaddafi: "We grabbed him, I hit him in the face. Some fighters wanted to take him away and that's when I shot him twice, in the head and in the chest." He shows the camera a bloodied shirt and gold ring that he claims belonged to Gaddafi. His report, however, has not been independently confirmed.

Watch the man claiming to be Gaddafi's killer speak below: