Vigil held for victims of Reading terror attack

A vigil has been held to remember the three victims of the terror attack in Reading.

Friends and relatives gathered at the ceremony last night. They were joined by local politicians, the Home Secretary and the Bishop of Reading.

James Furlong, David Wails, and Joe Ritchie-Bennet, were killed in the attack at Forbury Gardens last Saturday.

Candles were lit in the square in remembrance, while many more people watched the vigil online.

  • Olivia Graham, Bishop of Reading

Khairi Saadallah, 25, of Basingstoke Road, Reading, was charged with three counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder, Thames Valley Police said.

Saadallah is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday.