Here is what we know so far on the developing story about Labour MP Jo Cox’ assault:
- Jo Cox is the Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen.
- She was shot twice and stabbed in Birstall, near Leeds. She has since died from her injuries.
- A 52 year old man has been arrested in connection with the attacks. He was reported as being ‘Tommy Mair’.
- The attack took place in the towns library where she held an advise clinic.
- Eyewitnesses are quotes as saying she was “left bleeding on the pavement after the attack”.
- Eyewitness Hichem Bren-Abdallah said the gun was “makeshift” and “homemade”.
- She was air transported to a local hospital, where armed police where photographed guarding.