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British-Somali Muslim accused of killing conservative MP

British lawmaker David Amess dies after stabbing while meeting constituents
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British-Somali Muslim accused of killing conservative MP

The Metropolitan Police said it found a potential suspect in the MP David Amess murder case. It suspects a British Muslim, reports the BBC.

Conservative MP Amess was stabbed multiple times on Friday, and a 25-year-old British man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder, the only suspect thus far.

Government sources have told the BBC he is a British national who, from initial inquiries, appears to be of Somali heritage. He is currently in custody in Essex.

The force believes the man acted alone but they are treating it as an “Islamist extremism” terrorist attack.

However, investigation is ongoing.





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