The suspect in the murder of Conservative lawmaker David Amess has been named as Ali Harbi, Sky News reported.

Harbi is a 25-year-old British citizen of Somali heritage. He was not known to security forces beforehand.

British police said on Friday that counterterrorism officers are looking into the stabbing as an act of terrorism.

Amess, who represented Southend West in Essex, was stabbed at approximately noon on Friday by a man who walked into the meeting in the Belfairs Methodist Church.... Read More: Arutz-7