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Fusilier Lee Rigby funeral

The funeral of Fusilier Lee Rigby has begun in Bury. Speaking ahead of the private services, his family said they were "overwhelmed" by the messages of support they have received since his death, in Woolwich on May 22.

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Family's tributes honour 'our hero' Lee Rigby

Moving tributes from the family of murdered soldier Fusilier Lee Rigby have been left outside Bury Parish Church where his funeral is taking place.

Rebecca Rigby, the wife of murdered soldier Fusilier Lee Rigby, writes 'Forever in my heart'. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
A tribute from Fusilier Lee Rigby's mother Lyn and his stepfather Ian. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
Fusilier Lee Rigby's parents call him 'our hero' and said 'our lives will never be the same'. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire
A tribute from Fusilier Lee Rigby's grandparents during his funeral service at Bury Parish Church. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

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