According to a recent statement by British Prime Minister, Theresa May, police have discovered the identity of the suspect who they believe is behind the attack in Manchester.
The are waiting for further confirmation in their investigation before releasing the person’s identity to the public. This attack on innocent concert-goers killed at least 22 people and injured 59 people.
Queen Elizabeth II also offered her condolences to the victims of the attack that occurred on Monday evening.
The attacker created in improvised explosive device at an Ariana Grande concert, which he detonated. It appears that this man acted alone and most likely died in the course of his attack.
Over 400 police officers were deployed overnight to help assist with this investigation.
Ariana Grande was not injured in the attack, but expressed her remorse to all those who attended her concert, saying that she was “so so sorry.”
From Fox News:
May, who briefed the media outside 10 Downing Street, said the terror attack that killed at least 22 and injured 59—including many children and young people—“stood out for its “appalling, sickening cowardice.”
“While we experienced the worst of humanity in Manchester last night, we also saw the best,” she said.
Queen Elizabeth II released a statement on Tuesday, offered her condolences to the victims of Monday’s attack. “I know I speak for everyone in expressing my deepest sympathy to all who have been affected by this dreadful event and especially to the families and friends of those who have died or were injured,” the statement read. “I want to thank all the members of the emergency services, who have responded with such professionalism and care. And I would like to express my admiration for the way the people of Manchester have responded, with humanity and compassion, to this act of barbarity.”