British politician dies after being stabbed in his constituency today
A UK Member of Parliament, David Amess, has passed away today after sustaining critical injuries from stab wounds.
The 69 year old was reportedly at a constituency surgery in Leigh-on-Sea when the attack occurred.
According to Newstalk, he was treated at the scene but sadly passed.
Essex Police released a statement confirming a 25 year old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
It's the second time a sitting MP has been killed in such circumstances in five years, according to RTE, after the death of MP Jo Cox in June 2016.
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