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Anthony Banting stabbing: Man in court over tram stop death

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Image caption Anthony Banting was found dead on a pathway leading from the tram stop

A man has appeared in court accused of the murder of a man near a tram stop.

Alaeldien Ahmed is charged with killing Anthony Banting, 57, of Sparkhill, Birmingham, at Soho Benson Road in the Winson Green area on 31 March.

The 26-year-old, of Eva Road, Winson Green, was remanded in custody by magistrates in Birmingham and is due to appear at crown court on Wednesday.

Father-of-four Mr Banting died from multiple stab wounds shortly after getting off a tram at 16:40 BST.

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