Jo Cox case latest: Thomas Mair to stand trial next month
THE MAN accused of murdering Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox will stand trial next month.
Thomas Mair, 53, is accused of shooting and stabbing Labour MP Mrs Cox, 41, outside Birstall Library on June 16.
He refused to speak when asked to enter pleas at the Old Bailey during a hearing this morning.
Jo Cox case: Live blog
Mair, of Lowood Lane, Birstall, has been held in custody since his arrest on the day Mrs Cox was killed.
He is charged with murder, grievous bodily harm, possession of a firearm with intent to commit an indictable offence and possession of an offensive weapon – a dagger.
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