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U.K. Police Arrest 10th Suspect In Soldier's Slaying

Lee Rigby

Lee Rigby

Police investigating an apparent Islamic extremist attack in London that killed an off-duty British soldier say they have arrested a 10th suspect in the case.

London police say the 50-year-old man was arrested to the east of London on charges of conspiring to murder the 25-year-old soldier, Lee Rigby.

Police did not provide further details about the suspect’s identity.

Rigby was walking near his barracks in southeast London's Woolwich area last week when he was run over by a vehicle and repeatedly assaulted with knives and meat cleavers.

Nine earlier arrests in the case include two main suspects who were shot by police at the scene of the killing.

They are hospitalized and under armed guard.

Based on reporting by AP and dpa