United Kingdom

Trial Date Set For Two Men Accused of Murdering British Soldier in London

November 18


The two men accused of murdering soldier Lee Rigby will stand trial on 18 November, it has been decided at an Old Bailey hearing.

Michael Adebolajo, 28, and Michael Adebowale, 22, appeared at a scheduling hearing via video link from separate rooms in Belmarsh prison, London.

The pair are accused of murdering Drummer Rigby outside Woolwich barracks on 22 May.

The two suspects spoke only to confirm their names.

Members of Drummer Rigby's family were present in court to watch the proceedings.