Britain: Johnson visits church where MP David Ames was assassinated

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Boris Johnson visited the church where MP David Ames was stabbed to death in an attack that police said they treated her as a terrorist.

Ames, 69, Johnson Conservative MP stabbed repeatedly during the attack that took place during a meeting with voters in his district.

Its prime minister Great Britain, Home Secretary Priti Patel and opposition Labor leader Kir Starmer were among those who left flowers as a tribute to Ames at the crime scene.

The Johnson and Starmer stood side by side and observed a minute’s silence before leaving. Yesterday, Friday, Johnson stated that “we lost a great public official and a much-loved friend and colleague.”

In a statement issued early this morning, police said the first investigations revealed a political motive linked to Islamic extremism.

The police arrested a 25-year-old as a murder suspect British and announced that he is believed to have acted alone.

Ames is the second lawmaker in just over five years to be assassinated while meeting voters, following the assassination of Joe Cox in June 2016, just days before Britain voted in favor of leaving the European Union.

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