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    Video caption: Sir David Amess stabbing: BBC obtain CCTV of man believed to be the main suspect

    The BBC has obtained CCTV showing a man believed to be the main suspect in the fatal stabbing of Sir David Amess.

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    Video caption: Sir Davis Amess death: How emergency services responded to MP's stabbing

    Watch as the head of Essex Police describes the immediate aftermath of the attack on Sir David Amess.

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    Video caption: Sir David Amess was a friend and neighbour and deeply loved - Priti Patel

    Home Secretary Priti Patel pays tribute to her "friend" and "neighbour" MP Sir David Amess.

  4. Leader of Essex County Council pays tribute to Sir David Amess

    The Conservative leader of Essex County Council, Kevin Bentley, said he learned of Sir David's death with "great shock and sadness".

    "We worked closely with Sir David over the years, during his period as MP for Basildon up until April 1997 and latterly as MP for Southend West within the neighbouring Southend-on-Sea Council area," the councillor said.

    "He was a man who was never afraid to voice his views, passionate in his beliefs and straightforward in how he articulated them.

    "He will be greatly missed in Essex and at Westminster. Our thoughts are with his family at this very difficult time."

    Flowers in tribute to Sir David Amess
  5. Police statement in full

    Here is Essex Police's statement in full:

    "A man has been arrested on suspicion murder after a man was stabbed in Leigh-on-Sea.

    "We were called to an address in Eastwood Road North shortly after 12.05pm today (Friday, 15 October).

    "We attended and found a man injured.

    "He was treated by emergency services but, sadly, died at the scene.

    "A 25-year-old man was quickly arrested after officers arrived at the scene on suspicion of murder and a knife was recovered.

    "He is currently in custody.

    "We are not looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.

    "We want to thank the public who alerted us to the incident so quickly.

    "We need anyone who saw anything or has CCTV, dash cam or doorbell footage to contact us.

    "If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

    "Please quote incident 445 of 15 October.

    "You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."