Conservative British MP Sir David Amess was murdered today in a stabbing attack in a church on Eastwood Road in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex.
David Amess was stabbed multiple times at meeting with constituents in a church.
A 25-year-old man of Somali heritage rushed into the church and stabbed David Amess multiple times then sat down and waited for police to arrive.
Paramedics worked to save the politician on the floor of a Essex church for more than an hour but he could not be saved after the appalling attack
The Standard reported — Sir David, a Brexiteer veteran MP who has voted against gay marriage and abortion, was seen laughing and speaking to people on the steps of the church just minutes before he was knifed, PA reported.
🚨 BREAKING: Police have arrested a 25-year-old Somalian man on suspicion of murdering the Conservative MP Sir David Amesshttps://t.co/VFHSd4yODE
— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) October 15, 2021
BREAKING: Sir David Amess MP has been stabbed in Leigh-on-Sea today.
The Tory MP for Southend West was holding his surgery at the Belfairs Methodist Church, in Eastwood Road North when a man reportedly ran into the church and stabbed him “several times”.
Photos by Lee J. pic.twitter.com/ndLYftEe9S
— Your Southend (@YourSouthend) October 15, 2021
🚨 Tory MP David Amess has died after being stabbed multiple times at a church in Southend at lunch time.
25yr old Somalian man was arrested at the scene. pic.twitter.com/2aAMFAuRCm
— Kreately.in (@KreatelyMedia) October 15, 2021
Terror police will probe murder of Tory MP Sir David Amess: Cops arrest ‘Somalian man, 25’ https://t.co/ZzxOvSMcKx
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) October 15, 2021
UPDATE— There are also reports the killer is a British man of Somali descent.
Hmmm. Who to believe? British National or Somalian? Meanwhile a family mourns Sir David Amess MP pic.twitter.com/5NyYI4XRjG
— Womble Returns💙 (@WombleReturns) October 15, 2021