Michael Adebowale's mother: I have lost a son too

Michael Adebowale will be sentenced in January for murdering Fusilier Lee Rigby.

The mother of Woolwich murderer Michael Adebowale, 22, says her "vulnerable" son was "lured" into his actions by accomplice Michael Adebolajo, 29.

"He had known Adebolajo since they went on a march at the end of March. I still can’t comprehend what happened, what got into his head," Juliet Adebowale, 52, told The Sun.

"It was so out of character, he was very vulnerable. When people are vulnerable the evil ones will lure them.”

She added: “That poor, poor family have lost a son - but so have I.”

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Woolwich murderer's mum: 'Please forgive my son'

The mother of Woolwich murderer Michael Adebowale has told ITV News she has asked the mother of Lee Rigby for forgiveness, condemning the attack on the soldier as "senseless".