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".

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

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

The mother of Michael Adebowale speaks to ITV London. Credit: ITV News London

Speaking to ITV News London, Juliet Adebowale explained she would like to say to Lyn Rigby: "I want you to find a space in your heart to forgive Michael for what he has done.

"He was such a sweet boy but something happened to him and we lost him. We're sorry. I really condemn what happened...It's harrowing, it's disgusting. It's senseless."

Watch the interview in full on ITV London at 6pm and the national ITV News at 6.30pm.

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