Family of Drummer Lee Rigby thank the public

The family of Lee Rigby today thanked the public for the "overwhelming support" they had received and appealed for calm, saying in a statement: "We would like to emphasise that Lee would not want people to use his name as an excuse to carry out attacks against others."

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Murder of soldier Lee Rigby

The soldier hacked to death in Woolwich yesterday has been named as Drummer Lee Rigby from Crumpsall in Manchester