By Sebastian Murphy-bates For Mailonline
Published: 23:53 BST, 21 July 2019 | Updated: 23:56 BST, 21 July 2019
The widow of one of the terrorists who rampaged through London Bridge says she sees the attacker's face in their daughter while she raises her in hiding.
Charisse O'Leary was married to jihadi Rachid Redouane and is haunted by her child's physical resemblance to the killer.
The 41-year-old mother from Dagenham, east London, told The Sun: 'It breaks my heart that I can see the face of a terrorist in our daughter. She looks just like him — but there is goodness in her.’
She added that if the 'disgusting' murderer was alive now she would kill him herself. Ms O'Leary was unaware of her partner's radicalisation until police burst into her home after eight people died in attack on the capital in June 2017.
Redouane (pictured with Charisse O'Leary on their wedding day) was one of three attackers who rampaged through London Bridge in 2017, killing eight people
Officers arrested her on suspicion of terrorism but dropped the investigation. Her estranged husband, 30, along with accomplices Khuram Butt, 27, and Youssef Zaghba, 22, were lawfully killed by police during the attack, a coroner ruled last week.
Ms O'Leary revealed that Redouane took their daughter, then 20 months old, with him to pick up the van he'd use in the deadly attack, bringing his toddler to meet his