31 May '13, 11am
Statement on behalf of Drummer Lee Rigby's family
The family of Drummer Lee Rigby, 2RRF, have asked for the following statement to be issued on their behalf. Ian, Lyn, Rebecca, Jack, Sara, Chelsea, Courtney, Amy and our wider family would like to say: "The loss of Lee has obviously had a devastating effect on us but in these sad times we would just like to say how grateful we are for the overwhelming support we have received from the general public, Army and the Police Service. The generosity, kindness and sympathy expressed by everyone we have come into contact with has been truly staggering and is giving us the strength to carry on. "We have been amazed by the messages of support we have received from all across the globe. We were deeply touched after visiting Woolwich on Sunday and would like to thank those who were in attendance for giving us the time and space to pay our own tributes to our beloved Lee. We would also...