Thomas Mair: The man who murdered Jo Cox MP
Through his own words, the very few he has uttered, and his fury and blood, Thomas Mair has made clear his murder of Jo Cox - a young, talented MP, full of beans and driven by public service - was politically motivated, the very definition of an act of terrorism.
Richard Whittam QC, prosecuting, told the Old Bailey jury that on 16 June the two extremes of humanity - Mair's hatred and the goodness of Mrs Cox and those who rushed, in vain, to help her - had come face to face.
Mair was born in Scotland in 1963 to parents who had married after he was conceived.
When he was still a small boy,... read more
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