Crowds clap as Drummer Lee Rigby's cortege begins

Drummer Lee Rigby was a soldier in the 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
Drummer Lee Rigby was a soldier in the 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. Credit: ITV News

The crowds clapped as the cortege carrying the coffin of murdered soldier Drummer Lee Rigby began making its way to Bury Parish Church, where a vigil is being held ahead of his funeral tomorrow.

The crowds clap as the procession to Bury Parish Church begins.
The crowds clap as the procession to Bury Parish Church begins. Credit: ITV News

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Vigil for murdered soldier

A vigil is being held in Bury for Drummer Lee Rigby, the soldier murdered in Woolwich in south-east London, ahead of his funeral tomorrow.