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Judge tells defendants: 'You butchered Lee Rigby'

ITV News UK Editor Lucy Manning is at the Old Bailey for the sentencing of Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale:


Judge says "you butchered Lee Rigby" and went far beyond what was needed to murder him. "What the two of you did resulted in a bloodbath"


Judge says your sickening & pitiless conduct that day was in stark contrast to the women at the scene who tended Lee Rigby's body #woolwich

Sentencing to continue without killers present

A violent outburst has broken out in the dock at the Old Bailey during the sentencing of Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale for the murder of soldier Lee Rigby as both men shouted at Mr Justice Sweeney in protest at his remarks and were pinned to the ground by several security guards.


Woolwich murderers have now been taken from the court after fighting and shouting in dock. judge continues with sentencing without them.


Far-right supporters erect gallows outside Old Bailey

Supporters of the far-right British National Party and English Defence League have erected gallows outside the Old Bailey as part of a protest demanding capital punishment for the men who murdered Fusilier Lee Rigby.

A man with an EDL tattoo stands in front of a hangman's noose. Credit: Reuters
An EDL flag is adorned with photographs of Lee Rigby. Credit: Reuters

Police and protesters gathered outside Old Bailey

Channel 5 News correspondent Julian Druker took this photograph of protests outside the sentencing of Lee Rigby's killers at the Old Bailey.

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