Jo Cox murder calls himself 'Death to traitors, freedom for Britain'
June 18, London: The 52-year-old man who was charged with the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox appeared in court on Saturday and gave his name as' Death to traitors, freedom for Britain'.
Thomas Mair who appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court, for killing the Bristish MP, Cox, 41 on Thursday, refused to give his correct name and did not reply when asked to confirm his address and date of birth.
Apart from killing Mrs. Cox, the man was also charged with GBH, possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of an offensive weapon and is due to appear at the Old Bailey on Monday.
The 77-year-old, who had come to her aid, was also injured and remains in a stable condition in hospital.Vigils were held across the country on Friday evening in memory of Mrs Cox and Parliament has been recalled to allow MPs to pay further tributes.
The Oslo Times International News Network