Mystery of Sir David Amess’ Killer Who Stabbed Tory MP
The police are investigating Conservative MP Sir David Amess’ killer who stabbed the 69-year-old victim at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex midday on Friday (October 15, 2021.) May he rest in peace.
Early reports announced that Sir David Amess has died after being injured ‘multiple times’ in a stabbing that happened at his constituency surgery in Essex at 12:05 BST. Sir David had been an MP since 1983 and leaves behind his wife and their five children.
The victim who represents Southend West was attacked on Friday afternoon where he was meeting constituents. It is learned that a man entered into the Tory MP’s constituency surgery and stabbed him severely.
Witnesses said Armed police have were seen at the scene, and as reported by the Southend Echo, the road around there has been shut down. Also, a considerable emergency presence was spotted in the surrounding location, besides a police helicopter overhead.
A spokesman of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle, stated, “This is an incident that will send shockwaves across the parliamentary community and the whole country.”
He added he was shocked and very distressed by the death of a “lovely man” and announced they should examine MPs’ security in the following days.
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Who is Sir David Amess’ Killer?
Following questions about Sir David Amess’ killer, official sources claimed that a male suspect has been arrested and is in jail while police have confirmed that they are not searching for anyone else in this case and they believe there is not a continuing threat to the public.
The suspect is a 25-year-old man and currently in custody; according to a statement published by Essex Police, “A man has been arrested on suspicion murder after a man was stabbed in Leigh-on-Sea. We were called to an address in Eastwood Road North shortly after 12.05 pm today. We attended and found a man injured.
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“He was treated by emergency services but, sadly, died at the scene. A 25-year-old man was quickly arrested after officers arrived at the scene on suspicion of murder, and a knife was recovered.”
Southend councilor John Lamb reported that Sir David moved his surgeries to various locations around the constituency “to meet the people” and declared the attack was “absolutely dreadful.”
“We’ve lost a very good, hard-working constituency MP who worked for everyone,” he continued, “It didn’t matter who you were; it didn’t matter about your religion or your culture. If you had a problem he would work for you.”
Reactions to Killing of Sir David Amess
Celebrities’ death news always breaks many hearts; however, fans kindly remember memories, and their idols are alive in their hearts even after death.
Soon after the heartbreaking news was released, many of Sir David Amess’ friends and fans expressed their sadness on social media by posting their tributes:
The Jo Cox Foundation, the charity founded in memory of the MP who was killed in 2016, announced it was “horrified” by the stabbing, writing, “We are thinking of him, his family and loved ones at this distressing time.”
Labour London Mayor Sadiq Khan also stated he was “deeply, deeply saddened” and explained Sir David was a great public servant, Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey said it was “a truly terrible day for British politics but most importantly of all our prayers are with all the people who loved David.”
A fan wrote, “Absolutely devastating to learn that Sir David Amess has died in such terrible circumstances. He was a thoroughly decent person and diligent public servant. My deepest condolences and prayers to his family, friends, colleagues, staff, and the whole community.”
Another said, “I don’t post on politics here, but sad to see the news about David Amess today. Twenty years ago, during my #notredame study abroad semester in London, I interned for Sir David. He always struck me as personally kind and conscientious. RIP.”
A user tweeted, “Deeply shocked by the death of Sir David Amess MP. He was a great champion in Parliament for everyone affected by #ovariancancer & especially his constituents. Heartfelt condolences to Sir David’s family.”
Another also penned, “Very sad to hear about the death of Sir David Amess, my thoughts are with his family and friends. (RIP) and now it’s time to introduce the death sentence once again in this country to reduce these kinds of crimes, except this I don’t think so there’s any solution.”