Former Loughborough student tried to save policeman in Westminster attack

Tobias Ellwood was SU President

Former Loughborough student, Tobias Ellwood tried to save PC Keith Palmer’s life after he was stabbed on Wednesday during the Westminster terror attack.

Mr Ellwood, who is now a Foreign Minister, was present at the attack on Wednesday. He ran to the policeman’s side in a bid to resuscitate him before the policeman was air-lifted to hospital.

Mr Ellwood was a student at Loughborough from 1985-1990 and was also elected as President of the Students’ Union during his time there.

The 48-year-old policeman, husband, and father later died from his injuries.


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