Police officer killed in Parliament
Horrifying images of the officer lying on the floor, surrounded by his colleagues have now emerged online.
Police have now revealed the male officer was tasked with protecting Parliament when he was killed.
His family has now been informed.
Heroic MP Tobias Ellwood attempted to save his life – and was pictured administering CPR on the floor in the grounds of Westminster.
After attempting to give him mouth-to-mouth the MP was pictured with blood smeared across his face.
Foreign Office Minister Tobias Ellwood, formerly a British Army officer, lost his own brother in the Bali terrorist bombings in 2002.
The MP Tobias Ellwood looked visibly upset after trying to save the officer
He later confirmed to the BBC the offier died.
He was one of three attacked.
Assistant Police Commissioner Mark Rowley confirmed the death.
He said: "Now four people have died, that includes the police officer protecting parliament.
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“We have lost one of our own as he acted to protect the public and his colleagues."
Up to three police officers were injured by the attacker before he was shot dead
Other officers have been pictured crying or visibly stunned with their arms on their head.
Elite armed officers have been praised, along with uniformed colleagues, for their immediate response.
Police officers were clearly distressed by the horror killing
One woman died instantly, reports said, and others were severely injured.
The driver of the 4×4 which hit them then crashed into Parliament buildings before running in and stabbing a police officer.
Armed colleagues then shot the man.