“kind-hearted, innocent” black man who was fatally stabbed in what detectives are treating as a “race hate crime” has been named.
Hubert Brown, 61, from Easton, died after he was attacked in Grosvenor Street within the St Paul’s space of town on Friday afternoon, Avon and Somerset Police stated on Monday.
Christina Howell, 36, of Easton, has been charged along with his homicide and appeared at Bristol Magistrates’ Court docket for a quick preliminary listening to on Monday, the pressure added.
Mr Brown’s household, who’re being supported by a specifically skilled liaison officer, paid tribute to his reminiscence in a remark launched through police on Monday.
Within the joint assertion, they stated: “Throughout this troublesome time, our household is heartbroken and deeply saddened by the lack of Hubert, affectionately often known as Isaac by many.
“He was a kind-hearted, innocent particular person, it’s actually devastating that his life resulted in such a tragic method.
“Accepting that he’s now not with us is extremely difficult, and we’re struggling to grasp and are available to phrases with the circumstances surrounding his passing.
“Hubert was a beloved member of our group, and we need to categorical our heartfelt gratitude to those that went above and past to assist him throughout that point, in addition to to the police for his or her ongoing investigation.
“As a household, we’re supporting each other by this making an attempt interval, discovering solace in one another’s presence and shared reminiscences.”
Howell was remanded in custody and her case is subsequent as a result of be heard at Bristol Crown Court docket on Tuesday.