TONY Poole has been remanded in custody over an alleged double stabbing in Gloucester.
Poole appeared before Cheltenham Magistrates’ Court for the first time today, accused of stabbing Benjamin McGregor-Clark and Martin Stokes in Mr McGregor-Clark’s Nettleton Road home on Monday, January 13.
Poole is alleged to have struck Mr Stokes in the eye with a knife and to have stabbed Mr McGregor-Clark, after an argument.
The defendant, 51, whose full name is Anthony Keith Poole, of Melbourne Street East, Gloucester, was not asked to enter a plea at this stage.
He was remanded in custody until the next hearing at Gloucester Crown Court.
That preliminary hearing will take place on February 14.