As it happened: Two guilty of Lee Rigby murder

Key points

  • Two men are found guilty of murdering soldier Lee Rigby outside Woolwich barracks in south-east London in May
  • Michael Adebolajo, 29, and Michael Adebowale, 22, struck Fusilier Rigby with a car before hacking him to death
  • The men did not deny the killing, but Adebolajo claimed he was a "soldier of Allah" and the attack was an act of war
  • Adebolajo and Adebowale are found not guilty of attempting to murder a police officer at the scene
  • Mr Justice Sweeney says he will pass sentence on the two men in January

Live text


  • Penny Spiller 
  • Holly Wallis 
  • Sean Clare 

Last updated 19 December 2013

Updates for this Live Event are currently disabled.