Jo Cox murder trial: Jury retires to consider verdicts
An Old Bailey jury trying a man accused of murdering MP Jo Cox has begun considering its verdicts.
Thomas Mair, 53, is accused of shooting and stabbing the mother-of-two in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on 16 June, a week before the EU referendum vote.
Mr Mair - who denies murder - chose not to give any evidence in his defence.
Jean and Gordon Leadbeater, Mrs Cox's parents, and her sister, Kim, were in court on Wednesday to hear the judge sum up before sending the jury out.
Mrs Cox's husband, Brendan, and her assistant Fazila Aswat, who was with her when the attack took place, were also in... read more
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