A British lawmaker who on Friday was stabbed multiple times in a meeting with his constituents has died from his wounds, CNN reported.

David Amess, a 69-year-old member of Parliament from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservative Party, was stabbed as he met constituents at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, a coastal town in Essex, reports said. He was reportedly treated at the scene but later died.

Essex Police, without naming Amess, said a man was arrested on suspicion of murder in connection to the fatal stabbing.

"We were called to Eastwood Road North shortly after 12.05pm. Sadly, a man later died. A man was arrested at the scene. We are not looking for anyone else," the police department added.... Read More: The Hill