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Jo Cox: MP 'was preparing report on far-right nationalists' before she was killed

Police are investigating possible links to right-wing extremism in their investigation into the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox.

Here is what we know so far:

  • Police described the killing as a "targeted attack"
  • It was revealed police investigated two previous unrelated incidents in which Jo Cox received "a malicious communication of a sexual nature" at her Westminster office
  • The Times reports she was preparing a report on the dangers of far-right nationalists when she was murdered which she planned to publish on June 29
  • Tommy Mair has been charged with Mrs Cox's murder
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MP Jo Cox pictured on EU referendum campaign yesterday

MP Jo Cox and her family were out campaigning for voters to opt to stay in the EU yesterday as they travelled on a dinghy down the Thames as they took part in the 'battle of the Thames'.

Sharing an image of the family day out on Twitter, the day before she was shot in broad daylight, she wrote: "My hubby @MrBrendanCox & children taking part in the battle of the #Thames - because we're #StrongerIn #Remain."

Jo Cox and her family. Credit: Jo Cox/Twitter

Unconfirmed reports claim the attacker shouted 'Britain First' before Ms Cox was shot in the street.

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