Jo Cox killing condemned by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald

Tributes paid to popular politician as police continue to hold 52-year-old suspect

17th June, 2016
Flowers surround a picture of Jo Cox during a vigil in Parliament Square Pic: Getty

The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has issued a statement condemning the killing of British Labour MP Jo Cox.

She said "I am deeply shocked by the tragic death of Jo Cox MP.

"This is truly a disturbing and horrific act. The murder of a public representative working on behalf of her constituents is an attack on democracy and on democratic freedoms which I condemn utterly.

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