Man charged with Weston town centre murder

PUBLISHED: 12:54 02 July 2020 | UPDATED: 13:00 02 July 2020

A man has been charged with murder in Weston.     Picture: Mark Atherton

A man has been charged with murder in Weston. Picture: Mark Atherton

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A 30-year-old man from Weston has been charged with murder following the death of Mikhail Hanid.

Samuel Ford, of Baildon Road, was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Bristol Magistrates Court today (Thursday).

Three men, aged 27, 31 and 56, remain in custody having also been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Two other men, aged 28 and 30, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released under investigation.

Mr Hanid was found by police officers with a number of stab wounds in the Ridgeway Avenue area shortly after midnight on Saturday.

He was taken to hospital in Bristol but died in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary enquiries into the incident are continuing.


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