A SOMERSET man has been charged with the murder of a stab victim.

Samuel Ford, 30, of Baildon Road, Weston-super-Mare, is due to appear at Bristol Magistrates' Court today (Thursday).

He is accused of killing Mikhail Hanid, who was found by police officers with a number of stab wounds.

His injuries were suffered in an incident in the Ridgeway Avenue area of Weston shortly after midnight on Sunday (June 27).

He died in hospital in Bristol on Tuesday.

Three men, aged 27, 31 and 56, remain in custody having also been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Two other men, aged 28 and 30, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released under investigation.

Police enquiries are continuing.

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