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Bristol nightclub stabbing: Two charged with murder

Police tape outside Blue Mountain Club
Image caption Police have increased patrols in the area to provide reassurance

Two men have appeared in court charged with the murder of a man at a nightclub in Bristol.

Jamal Powell, 37, died following a disturbance at the Blue Mountain Club on Moon Street, Stokes Croft, at about 03.00 GMT on Saturday.

Ian Power, of no fixed abode, and Errol Anderson, of Two Mile Hill Road, Bristol, were both charged with murder.

A post-mortem examination showed Mr Powell had been stabbed multiple times, Avon and Somerset Police said.

Mr Power, 39, and Mr Anderson, 55, appeared in separate hearings at Bristol Magistrates' Court.

Both were remanded in custody to appear before Bristol Crown Court via video link on Thursday.

Image caption Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed or filmed the attack to come forward

In two further separate cases, the brothers of Mr Powell also appeared before magistrates accused of wounding Mr Anderson with intent to do him grievous bodily harm.

The court heard the incident took place outside the club a short time after Mr Powell was attacked.

Rafiki Powell, 29, of Wells Road, Bristol, and Meikel Powell, 29, of Webb Street, Bristol, were remanded in custody to appear before crown court on 2 February.

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