Flowers laid at tearful vigil for slain British lawmaker

Floral tributes and candles are placed by a picture of slain Labour MP Jo Cox at a vigil in Parliament square in London on June 16, 2016Tearful mourners laid flowers outside the British parliament Thursday in memory of pro-EU lawmaker Jo Cox, hours after she was killed in a shock attack at a meeting with constituents. Dozens of people gathered next to a large picture of the 41-year-old former charity worker, who had campaigned in favour of Britain’s membership of the European Union ahead of next week’s Brexit vote. “We are suspending all campaigning activities until the weekend as a mark of respect for her,” Corbyn said, referring to the tense run-up to Britain’s EU membership referendum on June 23.

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