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Trial of man accused of murdering Jo Cox begins

Jo Cox’s husband Brendan speaks at her memorial service

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The trial of the man accused of murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox a week before Britain voted in June’s referendum on membership of the European Union began on Monday (November 14). Cox, a 41-year-old mother of two young children, was shot and repeatedly stabbed in the street on June 16 as she arrived for an advice session with constituents in the town of Birstall, part of her electoral district in northern England. The murder of Cox, a former aid worker who had been an ardent supporter of staying in the EU, shocked Britain and led to the suspension for several…

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