girl will seem in court docket later this month accused of fatally stabbing a “kind-hearted, innocent” black man.
Christina Howell, 36, is charged with murdering Hubert Brown, 61, who died in an alleged incident within the St Paul’s space of Bristol on the afternoon of September 29.
The defendant, of Easton, didn’t attend the brief administrative listening to at Bristol Crown Court earlier than Choose William Hart.
Kenneth Bell, prosecuting, instructed the court docket Mr Brown suffered a single stab wound to the neck in the course of the alleged incident.
A plea and trial preparation listening to was fastened for October 30.
No software for bail was made and the defendant was remanded into custody.
Avon and Somerset Police mentioned they have been treating the demise of Mr Brown, from Easton, as a “race hate crime”.
In a press release, his household mentioned: “Throughout this tough time, our household is heartbroken and deeply saddened by the lack of Hubert, affectionately referred to as Isaac by many.
“He was a kind-hearted, innocent particular person, it’s really 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 wish to specific 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 recollections.”