The man who brutally stabbed Conservative MP Sir David Amess to death earlier today has been identified as a 25-year-old Somali man.
Amess was attacked while attending his constituency surgery at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.
The pro-Brexit, anti-abortion MP was stabbed “more than a dozen times” by the attacker and subsequently died on the scene while paramedics tried to treat his wounds.
“It is understood the man being held on suspicion of murder is of Somalian origin,” reports the Telegraph.
🚨 BREAKING: Police have arrested a 25-year-old Somalian man on suspicion of murdering the Conservative MP Sir David Amesshttps://t.co/VFHSd4yODE
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Although authorities say they are keeping an “open mind” about the motivation behind the attack, the investigation is being led by counter-terrorism officers.
According to the Independent, “The murder is being treated at this point as a probable Islamist terror attack.”
The identity of the perpetrator will once again open up a debate in the UK about the threat posed by mass immigration, especially given the record numbers of boat migrants arriving on England’s south coast.
This is an excerpt from Summit News.
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