Dignitaries in East Sussex are expressing condolences at the death of Labour MP, Jo Cox.
The 41-year-old mother-of-two died this afternoon, after being stabbed in her constituency in West Yorkshire.
Many have taken to social media sending thoughts and prayers to Jo’s family.
Eastbourne County Councillor David Elkin said,
Sandra and I are in tears as we read about the death of Jo Cox MP Our thoughts are with her family.Time to be one Nation not faint hearted.— Cllr Dave E (@CllrDaveE) June 16, 2016
Polegate MP Maria Caulfield said<
Just absolutely devastated at news that Jo has died. Her poor family . My prayers are with them— Maria Caulfield MP (@mariacaulfield) June 16, 2016
Polegate's Mayor, Councillor David Watts said,
The death of Jo Cox MP has shocked all of us. It is a terrible thing that has happened and my condolences go out to her family— Cllr David Watts (@PolegateMayor) June 16, 2016
Hailsham's MP Nusrat Ghani said,