The victim: Fusilier Lee Rigby. U.K. Ministry of Defense hide caption toggle caption U.K. Ministry of Defense The Two-Way Killers Sentenced In Hacking Death Of British Soldier February 26, 2014 Fusilier Lee Rigby was attacked in London. The killers said they were avenging the deaths of Muslims in Iraq and Afghanistan. One killer will die in prison. The other will be there at least 45 years.