Michael Adebolajo fails to overcome first hurdle of Lee Rigby murder appeal

Michael Adebolajo, aged 29, has lost a court appeal

Michael Adebolajo, aged 29, has lost a court appeal

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ONE of two men who murdered Fusillier Lee Rigby has lost an appeal against his conviction and sentence.

Michael Adebolajo, aged 29, was given a whole-life term for the horrific murder on a London street in May 2013 and the Judicial Office has said a judge has refused him permission to appeal.

However, Adebolajo, who carried out the brutal attack with Michael Adebowale, can now make a case to a panel of Court of Appeal judges.

Fusilier Rigby's funeral took place in Bury - the home of the Fusilliers' headquarters.

 

 

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