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A man has been remanded in custody accused of the murder of a healthcare assistant who died after being stabbed while at work in a psychiatric hospital in Gloucester.
Ryan Matthews, 61, of Wotton Lawn hospital, Horton Road, Gloucester, faced magistrates in Cheltenham charged with Sharon Wall's murder.
He spoke only to confirm his name, address, date of birth and that he understood the charge he faces during the three minute hearing.
Matthews is accused of the murder of Ms Wall on July 9 at the hospital, which is run by the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust.
Emma Davies, representing Matthews, did not make any representations on her client's behalf.
The family of a health worker who was killed in an incident at a psychiatric hospital in Gloucester have paid tribute to her.
53 year old Sharon Wall died after being stabbed in an incident at Wotton Lawn Hospital on Wednesday.
61 year old Ryan Matthews, of Horton Road in Gloucester, is due to appear at Cheltenham magistrates court tomorrow, charged with her murder.
Her family have issued the following statement:
"We would like to thank everyone for their support and such kind words that have been said about Sharon. She was nothing less than one in a million and to say that she will be missed is an understatement."
A man's been charged in connection with the death of a 53-year old woman at a psychiatric hospital in Gloucester.
61 year old Ryan Matthews, of Horton Road in Gloucester, will appear at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court tomorrow, charged with her murder.
Sharon Wall was just finishing a night shift on Wednesday, at Wotton Lawn acute mental health hospital, when she was stabbed.