The family of a British National who was one of eight people to be killed during the London Bridge terror attack on Saturday (June 3) have left a touching tribute to him.
The family of 32-year-old James McCullen have also sent their condolences to the families of the other victims.
James was a British national living in London and was out in the capital that evening.
Detectives from Metropolitan Police named him on Thursday (June 8) afternoon.
A statement released by his family reads: "It is with the deepest regret and sadness that we have today been informed that our son and brother has been declared a victim of the terrorist attack on Saturday night.
"We would like to send our condolences to the relatives and loved ones of all the others who lost their lives, as our thoughts are with them at this time.
"We would like to thank all the members of the services who did their utmost to 'serve and protect' the population of London from these deranged and deluded individuals.
"While our pain will never diminish it is important for all of us to carry on with our lives in direct opposition to those who would try to destroy us and remember that hatred is the refuge of small minded individuals and will only breed more.
"This is not a course we will follow, despite our loss.
"We now ask for privacy at this difficult time and trust that our wishes will be respected."
Specialist liaison officers are supporting James' family.
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