An 23-year-old man has been charged with the murder of two Big issue sellers Wayne Busst, 32, and Ian Gladwish, 31 in Birmingham City centre. The two men both from Birmingham, were stabbed during rush hour in front of hundreds of onlookers.West Midlands police arrested theman, who is believed to have known his victims, following a large response from the public. He is due to appear before Birmingham magistrates.
One of the vicitms was found outside a Sainsbury's supermarket in Martineau Place whilst the other was found near Boots in Union Street. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
A police spokesman said "We have had a fantastic response from the public so far and their information has proved vital to our investigation."Early enquiries suggest that this wasn't random. The attacker appears to have known his victims.
The case continues.
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