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19 October 2020 08:32

Gallant, was jailed for 17 years in 2005 for the murder of ex-firefighter Barrie Jackson in Hull.

Steve Gallant with Jack Merritt, who was killed in the London Bridge attack, in 2018 A convicted murderer who thwarted a terrorist attack on London Bridge while on day release will have his sentence reduced after an intervention from the Queen. Steven Gallant, 42, will be considered for parole ten months early as recognition for using a narwhal task as a makeshift weapon to stop Usman Khan after he began stabbing people on the bridge. Gallant, was jailed for 17 years in 2005 for the murder of ex-firefighter Barrie Jackson in Hull. The move has been backed by Mr Jackson's son, Jack, 21, who told The Sunday Mirror: "I have mixed emotions — but what happened at London Bridge goes to show the reality that people can change." The Ministry of Justice confirmed the decision was made as a

Steve Gallant: Queen steps in to help release London Bridge attack hero 10 months early