British MP from the ruling Conservative Party, David Amess, was attacked while meeting with voters. He was stabbed several times. About it report British media.
Amess, 69, was holding a meeting at Belfairs Methodist Church in Lee-on-Sea. Suddenly, an unknown person burst into the church and stabbed the deputy several times. The attacker was arrested, the parliamentarian was provided with surgical assistance, but this did not help, he died.
Witnesses report that Amess stayed in the church for a long time, doctors helped him right there. An ambulance and a police helicopter also arrived at the scene.
“I saw how the suspect was put in a police van, taken away, and then they cordoned off all the way, – is talking witness Anthony Finch. “Then we heard it was Sir David Amess. Air ambulances parked in a nearby field. I believe they are fighting to save his life and then hospitalized by helicopter. “
Essex Police confirmedthat a 25-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of murder.