United Kingdom

Man and Woman Arrested in the UK in Connection With Soldier's Murder

Police are searching six houses in London and central England


Police in London have arrested a man and a woman in connection with the murder of a British soldier near a military barrack.

Detectives said on Thursday they had arrested the unidentified suspects, both aged 29, over the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby, 25, who was hacked to death in Woolwich on Wednesday.

"This is a large, complex and fast-moving investigation which continues to develop," London police said in a statement. "Many lines of inquiry are being followed by detectives and the investigation is progressing well."