British Conservative lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed multiple times in a constituency meeting east of London. He was 69 years old.  He was a part of Boris Johnson’s ruling Conservative Party.

The emergency services reached the scenes and treated him there but according to Essex police, he died on the spot.

The police has a suspect in custody and they have also recovered a knife. However, details about the crime are still not revealed to the public. According to BBC, police are not searching for any other suspects in connection with the murder.

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David Amess had been a conservative MP for Southend West since June 1983. He was married and had five children.

This incident has shocked British lawmakers and the public from all walks of life. Five years ago a similar incident had occurred where a far-right activist had murdered a Labour MP Jo Cox before the referendum that eventually influenced the UK’s decision to leave Europe.

David Amess had never created or was part of any controversies.

Nadhim Zahawi, Education Secretary, took to Twitter to express his grief over the incident. He tweeted:

This is a developing story. We’ll update it once we have more details.