Court appearance after Big Issue stabbings

Wayne Lee Busst (32) and Ian Watson Gladwish (31) were both Big Issue sellers based in Birmingham city centre
Wayne Lee Busst (32) and Ian Watson Gladwish (31) were both Big Issue sellers based in Birmingham city centre Credit: West Midlands Police

A 23-year-old man will appear at Birmingham Magistrates' Court today following the fatal stabbing of two Big Issue sellers in Birmingham city centre on Friday.

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Big Issue murders: Man held

A man has appeared in court charged with murdering two Big Issue sellers who were stabbed in a city centre street. John Ward was remanded in custody until Wednesday after making a two-minute appearance at Birmingham Magistrates' Court.