Accused 'lost two teeth' in prison attack

Court artist sketch of Michael Adebolajo in the dock accused of murder Credit: PA Images

One of the men accused of murdering Fusilier Lee Rigby, from Manchester, outside Woolwich Barracks has been attacked in prison.

Michael Adebolajo, 28, of Romford in Essex, was set upon at HMP Bemarsh in south east London yesterday.

The Prison Service would not comment on reports that he lost two teeth in the incident.

Adebolajo is accused of murdering Fusilier Rigby together with Michael Adebowale, 22, near Woolwich Barracks in south east London on May 22.

The pair are expected to stand trial on November 18.