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U.K. House of Commons Pays Tribute to Slain Lawmaker

U.K. House of Commons Pays Tribute to Slain Lawmaker

Police continue to question suspects and seek motives as to why Mr. Amess was targeted

A memorial for David Amess, a slain London lawmaker, outside Houses of Parliament in London Monday.



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LONDON–Work in Britain’s House of Commons paused on Monday as lawmakers gathered to pray and pay tribute to their colleague David Amess who was killed in a suspected terrorist attack.

Lawmakers, many dressed in black, held a minute of silence in the debating chamber before spending hours celebrating the life of the 69-year-old lawmaker who was stabbed to death on Friday while meeting with constituents.

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