Police: London attacker named as Khalid Masood
A man who murdered three people before he was shot dead by police in yesterday’s London terror attack has been named as Khalid Masood.
Today it was confirmed that he was born in the UK and it is strongly believed that he was inspired by Islamic extremism.
Masood had previous convictions for assaults, including GBH, possession of offensive weapons and public order offences. He had not been convicted of any terrorism offences, Scotland Yard said.