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A 57-year-old man has been charged with murder following the alleged stabbing of a 61-year-old WA man on the Sunshine Coast.Courtesy: METHODE, John McCutcheon

A WA man has been murdered, allegedly by his brother, after travelling to Queensland for his sibling’s wedding.

Queensland man Bernard John Robbins, 57, will likely miss his wedding after allegedly stabbing his older brother to death over a family feud.

He did not appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court when his charge was mentioned on Thursday.

Police say the victim was critically injured when a minor family feud allegedly escalated to violence on Wednesday night at a house in Buderim.
Buderim resident Benjamin Fox was sitting in his garage when a heated argument broke out next door, resulting the death of a man.

The injured man was taken to the Sunshine Coast hospital but died early on Thursday.

He had been stabbed in the chest multiple times, Detective Sergeant Chris Easton said.

Two women were also at the house at the time. Robbins was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.

Neighbours who heard the commotion tried in vain to help, police said.

“For someone to have a family member who dies under these circumstances is absolutely tragic,” Det Sgt Easton said.

“But of course for someone’s relative to be arrested and charged with that offence, you can only imagine the heartache that compounds for family and friends of the victim.”

He said police were looking at whether substances were involved.

The wedding had been scheduled for this weekend, police say.

Robbins was remanded in custody for a committal mention on August 9.