An American man is the second casualty of the Reading stabbings to be named.

Joe Ritchie-Bennett had lived in the UK for a long time, his dad affirmed to US TV arrange CBS. His companion James Furlong and one other individual additionally passed on.

In the interim, police keep on scrutinizing the suspect in Saturday’s assault, Khairi Saadallah, who has been captured under the Terrorism Act.

Sources told the BBC he was initially from Libya and went to the consideration of MI5 in 2019.

A two-minute quiet was held at 10:00 BST for the three casualties.

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Robert Ritchie disclosed to CBS the family was “devastated” and portrayed his 39-year-old child, who was initially from Philadelphia, as “splendid and adoring”.

US minister to the UK Woody Johnson affirmed that an American resident was executed and denounced the assault.

He stated: “I give my most profound sympathies to the groups of those murdered. To our extraordinary distress, this incorporates an American resident. Our considerations are with each one of those influenced.”

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Cops convey blossoms left at the area of various stabbings in Reading

Perusing Borough Council pioneer Jason Brock said the town was “an unbelievably solid network” where “individuals will meet up and they won’t permit themselves to be separated”.

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Mr Furlong, 36, was an instructor and head of history, government and legislative issues at The Holt School in Wokingham.

His folks Gary and Janet depicted their child as “delightful, astute, legit and fun”.

“He was the best child, sibling, uncle and accomplice you could want. We are appreciative for the recollections he gave every one of us,” they said in an announcement. “We will always remember him and he will live in our souls until the end of time.”


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