'Angel of Woolwich' held in hospital under Mental Health Act after racism accusations

Ingrid Loyau-Kennett laying flowers near the spot where Lee Rigby was murdered

Ingrid Loyau-Kennett laying flowers near the spot where Lee Rigby was murdered

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A woman who was dubbed the "Angel of Woolwich" for confronting the killers of soldier Lee Rigby has been detained under the Mental Health Act following racism accusations.

Ingrid Loyau-Kennett, 49, was praised by Prime Minister David Cameron for her actions shortly after Fusilier Rigby, 25, was killed near his barracks in Woolwich, London, in May last year.

But it is understood she was detained on Monday after police were called to an address in Helston, Cornwall over concerns for the welfare of a woman.

A Devon and Police spokesman said: "On Monday June 30 following a report for a concern for welfare a 49-year-old woman from Helston was detained under the Mental Health Act.

"She was detained at about 4.20pm and conveyed to the Royal Cornwall Hospital and released into the care of the NHS."

Ms Loyau-Kennett was under investigation following claims a Tesco worker was racially abused at a store in the town last Friday.

A Tesco spokesman said: "We are aware of an incident which took place at our Helston store on Friday. Colleagues at the store are helping the police with their inquiries."

Ms Loyau-Kennett received national acclaim for calmly talking to armed Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale after they murdered Fusilier Rigby in the street.

On the first anniversary of the killing, Ms Loyau-Kennett spoke at the scene where she checked Fusilier Rigby's pulse and confronted Adebowale.

She said: "It has been a waste of three lives and, of course, a year on I still think about Lee Rigby's mother losing a son. It's a tragedy. I don't have flashbacks but I have been very emotional lately.

"This street looks like a normal street now but I can still see the body, see the crashed car and see the bloodied hands."

Adebolajo, 29, was given a whole life sentence, and Adebowale, 22, told he must serve a minimum of 45 years' imprisonment at the Old Bailey in February.

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5:16pm Wed 2 Jul 14

Elthamboy says...

If only they had been that quick to detain Adebelajo and Adebowale when they began to show signs of being radicalised. Then maybe the whole thing might never have happened. Spose they didn't wanna offend em!
If only they had been that quick to detain Adebelajo and Adebowale when they began to show signs of being radicalised. Then maybe the whole thing might never have happened. Spose they didn't wanna offend em! Elthamboy
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8:06pm Wed 2 Jul 14

white rabbit9 says...

The lefties regard racism as a mental illness. The illuminati don't care for any colour any culture as long as it can manipulate sides to fight so they can get rich off of it.

http://ideas.time.co
m/2012/05/04/is-raci
sm-an-illness/

Is Racism an Illness?

Some psychiatrists believe that racism is a mental disorder, but medicalizing social ills gets us no closer to a solution

Real scary times we live in. Having an opinion that differs from some people could land you in hospital. This is why you got to be so clued up about what is happening in today's world.
The lefties regard racism as a mental illness. The illuminati don't care for any colour any culture as long as it can manipulate sides to fight so they can get rich off of it. http://ideas.time.co m/2012/05/04/is-raci sm-an-illness/ Is Racism an Illness? Some psychiatrists believe that racism is a mental disorder, but medicalizing social ills gets us no closer to a solution Real scary times we live in. Having an opinion that differs from some people could land you in hospital. This is why you got to be so clued up about what is happening in today's world. white rabbit9
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10:33pm Wed 2 Jul 14

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7:00am Thu 3 Jul 14

Jackytalks says...

I hope this lady gets the help she needs,anyone dealing with what went on that day could be tipped over the edge mentally.
I hope this lady gets the help she needs,anyone dealing with what went on that day could be tipped over the edge mentally. Jackytalks
  • Score: 33

1:57pm Thu 3 Jul 14

concerned.erith says...

Jackytalks wrote:
I hope this lady gets the help she needs,anyone dealing with what went on that day could be tipped over the edge mentally.
Totally agree - there's been too many incidents of people who need help and not getting it. Just look at what happened in Bexleyheath when the police said they couldn't do any thing and she ended up kniving someone outside Asda's then killing the lady on her way to work. Mind you (no pun intended) she shouldn't have been out anyway as she'd already killed her years before.
[quote][p][bold]Jackytalks[/bold] wrote: I hope this lady gets the help she needs,anyone dealing with what went on that day could be tipped over the edge mentally.[/p][/quote]Totally agree - there's been too many incidents of people who need help and not getting it. Just look at what happened in Bexleyheath when the police said they couldn't do any thing and she ended up kniving someone outside Asda's then killing the lady on her way to work. Mind you (no pun intended) she shouldn't have been out anyway as she'd already killed her years before. concerned.erith
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5:57am Fri 4 Jul 14

Witchkid says...

Quite possibly this lady is suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and needs our sympathy, not snide comments. How many people would be willing to put themselves on the line as she did to try to protect an injured person? She could easily have been killed herself by those terrorist scum. Here's hoping she gets well soon!
Quite possibly this lady is suffering from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and needs our sympathy, not snide comments. How many people would be willing to put themselves on the line as she did to try to protect an injured person? She could easily have been killed herself by those terrorist scum. Here's hoping she gets well soon! Witchkid
  • Score: 10

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