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  • 20 February 2014, 21:01

Hollie Gazzard: Man Charged Over Salon Murder

A man has been charged with the murder of a hairdresser who died after a knife attack in a Gloucester beauty salon.

Hollie Gazzard, 20, was stabbed at Fringe Benefits and La Bella Beauty, where she worked,on Tuesday evening.

Asher Thomas Maslin, 22, of Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, will appear before magistrates in Cheltenham on Friday.

Police said they believed Ms Gazzard knew her alleged attacker.

On Wednesday, friends paid tribute to Ms Gazzard, describing heras "beautiful inside and out".

She had worked as a hairdresser from the age of 16 and recently returned to her home city from work on a cruise ship.

In a short biography she wrote for the Fringe Benefits website, Ms Gazzard said: "I enjoy spending my free time with friends and family and going on shopping trips. I also like to keep fit and own a Pomeranian which keeps me on my toes."

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