Sir David Ames, a conservative member of the British Parliament, has now reportedly been murdered after having been stabbed at a church in Essex.
As Fox News reports:
David Amess, 69, was speaking at a Methodist Church Friday when a man entered and stabbed him. Police arrived after 12:05 p.m. local times and arrested a man for the stabbing.
“We are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident and do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the wider public,” Essex police said in a statement, adding that officers had recovered a knife.
Police confirmed around 3 p.m. local time that “a man has died.” The arrest has now been upgraded to “on suspicion of murder.”
Ames was a member of the Tory Party.
This story is developing…