Member of British Parliament stabbed to death during meeting with voters in the church

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Member of British Parliament stabbed to death during meeting with voters in the church
Member of British Parliament stabbed to death during meeting with voters in the church
15 October, 19:16In the world
British MP David Amess was stabbed in a church during his meeting with voters. He died in hospital from his injuries.

As reported Sky news, the incident took place at Belfares Church in Lee-on-Sea. The 69-year-old parliamentarian was attacked by an unknown person who burst into the church building and stabbed him several times.

An ambulance immediately arrived at the scene. Doctors on the spot tried to resuscitate the deputy, after which he was taken to the hospital. There, for two hours, doctors fought for his life, but they could not save it.

The attacker of the parliamentarian was arrested at the scene of the crime. It turned out to be a 25-year-old young man. He is now in custody.

David Amess has been a member of the British Parliament since 1983. He was involved in animal rights protection. In particular, he was one of those who supported the ban on hunting foxes. In 2020, he published a book that mentions the June 2016 murder of MP Joe Cox in Burstall, West Yorkshire during a meeting with voters. David Amess concludes that this precedent has destroyed the tradition of holding meetings of MPs with voters in the UK.

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