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Father of suspect in British MP slaying is 'traumatized'

The father of a man held for the fatal stabbing of a British MP during a meeting with local voters has told British media that he was shocked and 'traumatized' by his son's arrest, as police continued questioning the suspect under terrorism laws.

Flowers laid by Labour Party leader Keir Starmer, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Speaker of the House Lindsay Hoyle and British Home Secretary Priti Patel lie at the foot of a tree by the scene where a member of Parliament was killed on Friday, at the Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)