Fifth person charged with murder of Andre Gayle

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A fifth person has been charged today (Thursday, October 22) with the murder of Andre Gayle in Bristol.

Daniel Atkinson, 40, of Quarry Mead in Alveston, has been remanded in custody to appear before Bristol Magistrates’ Court tomorrow (Friday, October 23).

Four other people have already made initial appearances at court after being charged with the murder of the 29-year-old.

Mr Gayle died in hospital two days after he suffered stab wounds in an incident in Easton in the early hours of Monday, August 31.

A total of 14 people were arrested in connection with the death.

The first was Jerome Lewis, his plea and trial preparation case will be heard at Bristol Crown Court on Monday, October 26.

Speaking previously, Det Supt James Riccio, who is leading the investigation, said: “Andre’s family have been devastated by his death at the age of just 29.

“Our specialist family liaison officer is keeping them updated on the progress of this investigation and we hope those with information will think of the torment they are going through and do the right thing.”

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