Queensland man denies murdering brother in a stabbing ‘rage’ days before wedding

A Queensland groom-to-be stabbed his brother to death in a “fit of rage” days before he was due to get married, a court has heard.

Bernard John Robbins is charged with murdering Gregory Robbins at a home in Buderim on the Sunshine Coast in 2019.

Three days later 59-year-old Bernard Robbins was due to get married.

His brother had arrived in Queensland from Perth on June 12 to attend the wedding.

He didn’t even get to unpack his bag before the 61-year-old was stabbed seven times in a “crime of passion”, dying in hospital in the early hours of the next morning, the Brisbane Supreme Court was told on Tuesday.

The men had been drinking on the patio of the house pensioner Bernard Robbins shared with the woman he was due to marry, Sally…

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