November trial set in UK soldier's killing
June 28, 2013 -- Updated 1522 GMT (2322 HKT)
People and soldiers gather on May 26 outside the Royal Artillery Barracks, near where Drummer Lee Rigby was killed.
- Michael Adebowale and Michael Adebolajo appear before the court by video link
- Both men are charged with the murder of a soldier
- Court sets a preliminary trial date of November 18 for the two men
- Soldier Lee Rigby was killed on May 22 in Woolwich, southeast London
London (CNN) -- The two men accused of killing British soldier Lee Rigby in the London neighborhood of Woolwich will stand trial for murder starting on November 18, a judge ruled Friday.
Michael Adebowale, 22, and Michael Adebolajo, 28, appeared in court in London via video conference from separate rooms in jail.
Rigby was killed in a daylight attack a couple of hundred yards from the Royal Artillery Barracks on May 22.
Read: Who was Lee Rigby?
Both men are charged with murder and possession of a firearm, and Adebolajo also is charged with the attempted murder of two police officers.
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Adebowale, who was wearing a red T-shirt and pink jogging bottoms, sat with his head down and arms crossed during his video link appearance, while Adebolajo looked straight at the camera.
The latter wore a gray, long-sleeve sweatshirt and had his left arm strapped in a bandage from his wrist to just above the elbow.
Both suspects were hospitalized after their arrest.
The November 18 trial date is preliminary and could change, the court said.
Read: 2nd man appears in London court over soldier's killing
CNN's Lauretta Ihonor and Laura Smith-Spark contributed to this report.
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