Sir David Amess, a Conservative Party MP, was assassinated in a church.
Sir David Amess, a Conservative politician, was assassinated in a meeting with constituents and died as a result of his injuries.
It has been confirmed by the police that the father-of-five has died, and that a 25-year-old suspect has been apprehended.
On Friday, October 15, at 12:05 p.m., officers were dispatched to allegations of a stabbing along Eastwood Road North.
A man was arrested and a knife was found shortly after officers arrived on the scene.
He’s currently being held in a jail.
No one else is wanted in connection with the incident, and we believe the public is no longer in danger as a result.
The inquiry into Sir David’s death will be led by counter-terrorism investigators, according to Essex Police.
Chief constable Ben-Julian Harrington said at a press conference that the force would “maintain an open mind” into possible ties to terrorist groups.
“The inquiry is in its very early stages,” he said, “and is being led by police from the specialist counter terrorism command.””