Jo Cox killing: Counter terrorism officers called in to help with investigation

Counter terrorism officers have been called in to help investigate the killing of MP Jo Cox, ITV News has learned.

Jo Cox was attacked in Birstall Credit: PA

Detectives who specialise in politically-motivated violence are working with officers from West Yorkshire Police, but are not leading the investigation.

A source says they are working on the case because of their specialist skills.

But the decision suggests that police have not ruled out the possibility that yesterday's attack was an an act of terrorism.

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