British MP Jo Cox's murderer rants about traitors in court
THE man accused of shooting and stabbing British MP Jo Cox to death in a brutal street attack ranted against "traitors" during a brief court appearance on Saturday.
"Death to traitors, freedom for Britain," 52-year-old Thomas Mair said when asked to give his name in Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, the Press Association reported.
Mair, who was handcuffed and wearing a grey tracksuit, then remained silent when asked to provide his date of birth and address, the reports said.
He was remanded in custody until his next appearance at London's Old Bailey central criminal court on Monday and a psychiatric report has been requested.
He has been charged by police with murder, causing grievous bodily harm, and possession of a firearm and another offensive weapon.
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