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One of Lee Rigby's Killers Wins Right To Appeal

Tuesday 15th July 2014

One of the murderers of soldier Lee Rigby has been given permission to appeal against his sentence.

michael adebowale

Michael Adebowale was convicted along with Michael Adebolajo of attacking the fusilier on 22nd May last year.

The 23 year old was given a life sentence with a minimum of 45 years. He was spared a whole life term but one was given to 29 year old Adebolajo.

A full appeal hearing in front of three judges will take place at a later date.

Adebolajo launched an appeal against his whole life term in April.