15 October 2021

Tory MP Sir David Amess dies after being stabbed at constituency surgery

15 October 2021

Conservative MP Sir David Amess has died after being stabbed multiple times at a meeting with constituents.

A suspect has been arrested after the Tory veteran was stabbed several times during a “very distressing” incident at a constituency surgery in Essex.

The 69-year-old victim, who has been an MP since 1983, was fatally injured at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex midday on Friday.

Witnesses described the scene as “very distressing”.

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