Family Pays Tearful Tribute To Murdered British Soldier ITN: The tearful family of Drummer Lee Rigby, who was killed in a terrorist attack in Woolwich, pay tribute to their "hero". Lee's stepfather and wife paid an emotional tribute to their "fallen soldier" after the savage killing of the 25-year-old in Woolwich on Wednesday. In their first public appearance since the tragedy, they described Lee as a loving father and committed family man. His wife Rebecca said: "I love Lee and always will. I am proud to be his wife."