Family members of murdered soldier Lee Rigby, his mother and stepfather Lyn and Ian Rigby, and wife Rebecca Rigbu
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Woolwich attack: Family tribute to soldier Lee Rigby

The family of murdered Drummer Lee Rigby have paid tribute to him in an emotional news conference.

Stepfather Ian Rigby, flanked by mother Lyn and wife Rebecca, read a statement prepared by the family which described him as a family man who believed "life was for living".

Drummer Rigby, 25, from Manchester, served with the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.

He was killed by two men on Wednesday, outside Woolwich Barracks.

  • 24 May 2013
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