Gaurav Bains was at risk of developing an aggressive form of childhood leukemia until his father put a plea out on social media.
Ukrainian Pavlo Lapshyn has pleaded guilty to the murder of Birmingham pensioner, Mohammed Saleem, and plotting explosions near mosques.
Police have released images showing Ukrainian student Pavlo Lapshyn preparing for and carrying out attacks in the Midlands.
West Midlands Police have released footage of Pavlo Lapshyn detonating a bomb in Ukraine by a tree.
Pavlo Lapshyn, who will now serve life in prison with a minimum of 40 years for the murder of a Birmingham pensioner, was researching right wing supremacist websites as well as websites which supplied parts for bombs.
Lapshyn also took a picture of himself holding the large hunting knife that he used to murder Mohammed Saleem.
The sentencing remarks from the judge who presided over the case can be read here.
Mohammed Saleem's daugher Shazia Khan was among relatives who watched from the public gallery as sentence was passed.
Mr Justice Sweeney read her victim impact statement that said the effect of her father's violent death was "a rollercoaster experience where the ride will never end".
The shock and sadness of the reality is impossible to accept, yet alone accept and move on. We can't move forward, the murder has disabled our minds in every emotional way possible.
Dad did not die of old age or illness, he died because he was stabbed violently in the back by a gutless coward who did not have the courage to face him before he took his life away.
She said that her mother cannot accept the death of her husband of more than 50 years, and is haunted by thoughts that she could have saved him.
Our mother weeps to this day. She was minutes away from him. She could have saved him and she will always blame herself for this.
West Midlands Police have released an interview with Pavlo Lapshyn, the man who was sentenced today to life in prison with a minimum of 40 years for the murder of a Birmingham pensioner and for terrorism offences.
Pavlo Lapshyn has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 40 years for the murder of pensioner Mohammed Saleem from Birmingham.
Lapshyn's sentence includes 12 years for offences under the Explosives Substances Act and 12 years for offences under the Terrorism Act.
The judge who is sentencing Pavlo Lapshyn says errors Lapshyn made when constructing bombs due to detonate outside a number of mosques means they could have been even more dangerous than they were.
Pavlo Lapshyn is currently listening to Judge Sweeney's comments as he is sentenced for the murder of Birmingham pensioner Mohammed Saleem and for plotting a series of explosions outside mosques in the West Midlands.
Lapshyn is showing no emotion as he listens to the comments through a Russian interpreter.
Judge Sweeney is currently reading to Pavlo Lapshyn the victim statement from the family of the man he murdered, Mohammed Saleem from Birmingham.
– Mohammed Saleem's family's victim impact statement
None of us can put in words what we truly feel. We cannot move forward, the murder has disabled our minds in every emotional way possible.
Our father was stabbed in the back by a gutless coward.
– Judge Sweeney to Pavlo Lapshyn
You clearly hold extreme white supremacy views and racial hatred. Such views, hatred and motivation are abhorrent to all right thinking people and have no place in our multi-faith and multi-cultural society.
It is clear that before coming to this country you had already been manufacturing and detonating IEDs in Ukraine as well as researching where in Birmingham you could buy component parts whilst you were here.
Pavlo Lapshyn was "clearly planning to plant and detonate more devices" says Judge Sweeney.
Lapshyn has returned to court where he is due to be sentenced for the murder of a Birmingham pensioner and for leaving explosive devices near West Midlands mosques after a suspicious package was found in the room.
Terrorist Pavlo Lapshyn will now be sentenced at 2:30pm. We will bring you updates from the hearing.