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Hero of London Bridge terror attack to have murder sentence reduced

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Hero of London Bridge terror attack to have murder sentence reduced

Hero of London Bridge terror attack to have murder sentence reduced

The convicted murderer who helped foil the terror attack on London Bridge lastNovember armed only with a Narwhal tusk will see his sentence cut following anintervention by the Queen.

Steven Gallant, 42, was on day release at the eventfor reformed prisoners in Fishmonger’s Hall when he helped end Usman Khan’srampage, which left two Cambridge graduates dead.

Jack Merrit, 25, and 23-year-old Saskia Jones – both part of the Learning Together scheme to helpprisoners access education – were killed, while several others were wounded.


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To mark one year since the tragic events at Fishmongers' Hall, Reverend CanonDavid Parrott, Guild Vicar of the Church of St Lawrence Jewry and Chaplain tothe City of London Corporation, will give a virtual Act of Remembrance forthose who lost their lives in the attack and those that were affected by theevents. Convicted terrorist Usman Khan, 28, stabbed and killed CambridgeUniversity graduates Saskia Jones, 23, and Jack Merritt, 25, during a prisonerrehabilitation event near London Bridge on November 29, 2019. Two other womenwere injured in the attack. Khan, who was armed with two knives and wore afake suicide vest, was tackled by members of the public with a narwhal tusk, adecorative pike and a fire extinguisher. He was then shot dead by police onLondon Bridge.

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