In full: Police hold press conference after MP stabbed to death

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Published on 15 Oct 2021, 17:35
Essex Police will deliver a statement after a Conservative MP was stabbed to death in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex.

Sir David Amess MP has died after he was stabbed multiple times at his constituency surgery.

Sir David, the MP for Southend West in Essex, was attacked on Friday at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea.

Paramedics tried for two hours to save the 69-year-old father-of-five, but he died of his injuries and figures across the political spectrum have paid tribute to the "irreplaceable" MP.

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