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Man Charged in Cox Death Says Name Is ‘Freedom for Britain’

  • Suspect, 52, speaks during first court appearance in London
  • Campaigning ahead of June 23 EU referendum on hold Saturday
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U.K.'s Cameron, Corbyn Eulogize Slain MP Jo Cox

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The man charged with murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox declared “death to traitors, freedom for Britain" when asked to give his name during his first court appearance.

Thomas Mair, 52, who lives in Cox’s northern England electoral district, was speaking Saturday in a London courtroom, according to the Press Association.