LONDON: Old Bailey jury finds Thomas Mair found guilty of #murdering UK lawmaker Jo Cox in West Yorkshire in June and carrying a firearm with intent – @AceNewsServices

#AceNewsReport – Nov.23:This is an update on our breaking news on verdict of jury in #killing of Jo Cox Man found guilty of murdering MP Jo Cox
Thomas Mair has been found guilty of the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox.

The 53-year-old #shot and #stabbed to death the mother-of-two in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on 16 June, a week before the EU referendum vote.

Mair, who had denied murder, chose not to give any evidence in his defence.

Mrs Cox’s husband, Brendan, her parents, Jean and Gordon Leadbeater, and her sister, Kim, were all in court for the verdicts.

Mair, dressed in a dark suit and blue tie, remained impassive as the verdicts were read out, after one hour of deliberations.

Mair was also found guilty of having a firearm with intent, causing grievous bodily harm with intent to 78-year-old Bernard Kenny, who tried to help the MP, and having an offensive weapon, namely a dagger.

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