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Lee Rigby's fiancee 'moved by tributes'

The fiancee of murdered soldier Lee Rigby, Aimee West, released a short statement through Scotland Yard saying she was "moved by all the flowers and tributes."

I am devastated by the loss of Lee who was a loving fiance.

I am extremely proud of him and I am moved by all the flowers and tributes, and that he has been remembered by the nation as the great man that he was.

I ask that mine and my family's privacy is respected during this difficult time.


Footage of Woolwich suspect leading anti-EDL protest

ITV News has uncovered a video showing Woolwich suspect Michael Adebolajo speaking at a demonstration at Harrow Central Mosque in 2009.

The event was organised as a counter-rally against a planned protest by the English Defence League.

In the footage Adebolajo can be heard saying:

"Don't be scared of them, do not be scared of the police or the cameras. You are here only to please Allah. You're not here for any other reason, if you are here just for a fight, please leave our ranks. We only want those who are sincere to Allah. Purify your intention."

Police renew appeal for information on soldier murder

An image of a Vauxhall Tigra which is similar to the car which struck Lee Rigby. Credit: Metropolitan Police

Police investigating the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby have called for information on the blue Vauxhall Tigra, registration N696 JWX, that hit Drummer Lee Rigby last Wednesday afternoon before he was attacked by two men.

Police also urged anyone who filmed or took photographs to send the moving or still images to, including their name and contact details, and not to delete them after sending them.


Woolwich heroine 'very emotional' visiting scene

Ingrid Loyau-Kennett looks at the tributes left in memory of Drummer Lee Rigby. Credit: ITV News

A mother who has been hailed a heroine after she confronted a suspect in the wake of a brutal attack on a soldier said she felt "very emotional" as she returned to the scene for the first time today.

Ingrid Loyau-Kennett spent time looking at the dozens of tributes left in memory of Drummer Lee Rigby as she visited Woolwich.

Police appeal for witnesses to Woolwich murder

Seven days ago Lee Rigby was murdered, in an act of violence that was shocking and horrific. Our thoughts are with Lee's family and friends at this very difficult time for them.

A fast paced and complex investigation is now underway led by detectives from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command.

As part of that investigation officers are asking for the publics' help. We need to hear from anyone who may have seen Lee being attacked or who may have any other information that may help.

– Commander Simon Letchford, Metropolitan Police
  • Anyone who may have witnessed the incident in Woolwich is asked to contact police via the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321.
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