Search

Lee Rigby killer to appeal against conviction

11:12 30 January 2014

Michael Adebolajo. Pictures: Metropolitan Police

Michael Adebolajo. Pictures: Metropolitan Police

Archant

One of the men found guilty of murdering British soldier Lee Rigby will appeal against his conviction.

Michael Adebolajo, 29, of Romford, is awaiting sentencing after his trial at the Old Bailey last month.

He and Michael Adebowale, 22, of Greenwich were both found guilty of murdering Lee Rigby in Woolwich on May 22 last year.

Adebolajo, also known as Mujaahid Abu Hamza, grew up in Eastern Avenue East and went to Marshalls Park School in Pettits Lane, Romford.

0 comments

Latest News Stories

Troy Townsend and June Kelly posing with England manager Roy Hodgson (right) during the FA 150th Anniversary Gala Dinner at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

Claims teenage footballers were subjected to “monkey actions and noises” during a match are being investigated by FA chiefs.

Yesterday, 15:00
Musk turtles sold by Tisburys Aquatic Centre

They inspire terror in wayward ducklings, are a menace for anglers and can live for decades. What’s more they’ve made Havering home.

Yesterday, 12:00
Performing arts teacher Elaine Spires, at the Stages Studio, The Mercury, Mercury Gardens, Romford,

She’s an author, a screen writer, an actress, a performing arts teacher, a playwright and now the director of this year’s pantomime at the Brookside Theatre in Romford.

Most read news

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

News from your area

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Romford Recorder e-edition today E-edition

The final GP in the UAE may not have been a thriller, but it did kind of sum up the season for a lot of drivers.

Protesters have been warned they are banned from setting up camp at the landmark.

John Cantlie features in the new IS video, in which he talks about a recent failed military attack.

From Britain First’s Facebook posts, you would assume they’d won the Rochester by-election. They didn’t, but they’re claiming it anyway.