Conservative MP Stabbed Multiple Times at Church

Conservative MP David Amess of Southend West in Essex was repeatedly stabbed at the Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea during his constituency surgery.

The identity of the assailant has not yet been released but the Essex police reported that a suspect has already been arrested. 

“A man’s been arrested following an incident in #LeighonSea.  We were called to reports of a stabbing in Eastwood Rd North shortly after 12.05pm.  A man was arrested shortly after & we’re not looking for anyone else,” said the Essex Police.

Amess was reportedly treated at the scene but his condition is still unclear.

As of 3:52 pm local time, Ames was declared dead on the scene. 

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