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UK News Murderer on day release helped save woman in London Bridge terror attack

16:10  30 november  2019
16:10  30 november  2019 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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One of the heroes of yesterday's London Bridge attack is a convicted murderer out on day release , it emerged tonight. It is believed James Ford rushed to the scene and tried to save the life of a woman victim of the terrorist . Now 42, Ford was jailed for life – with a minimum of 15 years – in April 2004 for

A PASSER-BY hailed as a hero after rushing to help in the London Bridge terror attacks is a convicted murderer out on day release , it is reported. James Ford, 42, is said to have tried to save a woman 's life after she was knifed by the terrorist , who he helped disarm.

a group of people walking on a sidewalk: Members of the public have been praised for tackling Khan (Picture: @HLOBlog/Twitter/PA) Members of the public have been praised for tackling Khan (Picture: @HLOBlog/Twitter/PA)

A man who intervened in the London Bridge terror attack on Friday was on day release from prison after murdering a 21-year-old woman in 2004.

James Ford was praised when he helped save a woman who was being attacked by Usman Khan, 28.

Khan, who was armed with two knives and wearing a fake suicide vest, was tackled by members of the public before he was shot dead by police on London Bridge next to the Hall.

He killed a man and a woman in the knife rampage and injured three others.

a man wearing glasses and looking at the camera: James Ford, who was jailed for life, at Maidstone Crown Court for the 'motiveless' murder of Amanda Champion in a completely random attack in Ashford, Kent, in July last year. Ford, 27, of Hunter Avenue, Willesborough, Ashford, was caught after a Samaritans worker broke a vow of anonymity to tell police that a man who had phoned the confidential service 45 times had confessed to killing a woman. © Provided by Yahoo! News UK James Ford, who was jailed for life, at Maidstone Crown Court for the 'motiveless' murder of Amanda Champion in a completely random attack in Ashford, Kent, in July last year. Ford, 27, of Hunter Avenue, Willesborough, Ashford, was caught after a Samaritans worker broke a vow of anonymity to tell police that a man who had phoned the confidential service 45 times had confessed to killing a woman.

It has now emerged Ford was on day release from prison after being jailed for a minimum of 15 years for the murder of Amanda Champion.

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Revealed: Murderer on day release was among heroes who rushed to help during London Bridge terror attack . A man inside Fishmongers' Hall grabbed 'narwhal tusk' in London Bridge attack . Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick confirmed two people, a man and a woman , had

A convicted murderer out on day release was among the bystanders who rushed to help during the London Bridge terror attack . James Ford, 42, is thought to have tried to save the life of a female victim and helped disarm convicted terrorist Usman Khan, who stabbed a man and a woman to

He cut the victim’s throat and dumped her body in a waste ground close to her home in Kent in 2003.

The family of Ms Chapman, who had learning difficulties and a mental age of 15, said Ford wasn’t a hero and would never change.

Her aunt Angela Cox, 65, told the Daily Mail: “He is not a hero. He is a murderer out on day release, which us as a family didn’t know anything about.

“He murdered a disabled girl. He is not a hero, absolutely not. The police liaison officer called me saying he was on the TV. I am so angry.

“They let him out without even telling us. Any of my family could have been in London and just bumped into him. It was a hell of a shock.”

a person wearing glasses: EDITORIAL USE ONLY : Undated Kent Police handout image released 29th July 2003 of Amanda Champion, 21, from Ashford in Kent who's badly-decomposed body was spotted near a pub in the town over the weekend. A murder inquiry was launched last night following a post-mortem examination, although police have not revealed the cause of death © Provided by Yahoo! News UK EDITORIAL USE ONLY : Undated Kent Police handout image released 29th July 2003 of Amanda Champion, 21, from Ashford in Kent who's badly-decomposed body was spotted near a pub in the town over the weekend. A murder inquiry was launched last night following a post-mortem examination, although police have not revealed the cause of death a person holding a kite while standing in the grass: Flowers being delivered to the scene in Ashford, Kent, where police are hunting for the killer of 21-year-old Amanda Champion. Amanda's body was found at the weekend in the Willesborough area of Ashford. Police today identified her as they tried to piece together her last movements. © Provided by Yahoo! News UK Flowers being delivered to the scene in Ashford, Kent, where police are hunting for the killer of 21-year-old Amanda Champion. Amanda's body was found at the weekend in the Willesborough area of Ashford. Police today identified her as they tried to piece together her last movements.

Ford had been invited to the Fishmongers’ Hall on day release along with Khan, students, staff members, alumni and representatives from the Ministry of Justice.

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Among members of the public who confronted London Bridge attacker Usman Khan were former prisoners attending a rehabilitation event at Fishmongers’ Hall, including a man convicted of killing a young He is a murderer out on day release , which us as a family didn't know anything about.

They were attending a conference on prisoner rehabilitation organised by the University of Cambridge-associated Learning Together.

It has now been confirmed Khan was a convicted terrorist released half-way through a 16-year prison sentence for a plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange.

In February 2012, Khan, who had been based in Stoke-on-Trent, was handed an open-ended indeterminate sentence for public protection over his part in an al Qaida-inspired terror group that plotted to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp on land in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir owned by his family.

A list of other potential targets included the names and addresses of the Dean of St Paul’s Cathedral in London, then London mayor Boris Johnson, two rabbis, and the American Embassy in London.

But the sentence for Khan, along with two co-conspirators, was quashed at the Court of Appeal in April 2013 and he was given a determinate 16-year jail term and freed on licence in December last year and made to wear the tag.

Ford is scheduled for imminent release from HMP Standford Hill, in Sheppey, according to reports.

Hundreds of terrorists released from jail in last seven years .
The figures were released by the Home Office.There were 41 convicted terrorists released from jail in the year to June as well as 12 suspects who had been held in custody but not sentenced, according to the Home Office.

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