69-Year-Old British Lawmaker, Sir David Amess Stabbed To Death In Church

Date: 16-10-2021 6:49 am (1 month ago) | Author: Olusanya Akinrinola
- at 16-10-2021 06:49 AM (1 month ago)

Sir David Amess was stabbed multiple times by a knifeman who attacked him while holding a constituency meeting today.

Reports by British media said the knifeman ran into the church building, wielding a knife before attacking the 69-year-old politician who represents Southend West.

Horrified constituents waiting to see him and staff witnessed the stabbing and quickly called police who rushed to the scene, Mail Online reported.

In a statement on Friday,  Essex police confirmed the incident, adding that a 25-year-old man was arrested in connection to the murder.
The statement reads:
“We are now in a position to confirm the man who died in Leigh-on-Sea today was Sir David Amess MP.

“We were called to an address in Eastwood Road North shortly after 12.05pm today (Friday 15 October) to reports Mr Amess, 69, had been stabbed.

“Despite the best efforts of paramedics, sadly, he died at the scene.

“A 25 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in custody.

“We have recovered a knife from the scene and are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.
“We are continuing to appeal for anyone who saw anything or has CCTV, dash cam or doorbell footage to come forward.

“We want to say thank you to the members of the public who alerted so quickly.

“We need anyone who saw anything or has CCTV, dash cam or doorbell footage to contact us.

“If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk

Posted: at 16-10-2021 06:49 AM (1 month ago) | Hero