Ali Harbi Ali charged with Sir David Amess's murder

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Published on 21 Oct 2021, 13:12
A 25-year-old man from north London has been charged with murdering Sir David Amess, the Conservative MP, as part of a terrorist attack, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

Ali Harbi Hali, a British national of Somali heritage, was arrested at the scene of the attack in Leigh on Sea, Essex, last Friday and detained under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.

Sir David suffered multiple stab wounds at the attack at Belfairs Methodist Church in his constituency.

Paramedics tried for two hours to save his life, but the MP died of his injuries.

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