Murder accused appears in court

THE man accused or murdering a Laidley man in a fight in Nanango last weekend faced Kingaroy Magistrates Court .

Police allege Nanango man Stephen Doyle, 38, stabbed Michael Thomsen of Laidley,37, at a family party on Saturday.

A well-dressed Doyle was taken handcuffed into court, where he was accused of murder.

In a short appearance, Doyle was remanded in custody until his next appearance, on November 10.

Doyle is accused of stabbing Mr Thomsen once in the chest at the private party when a fight broke out about 6.30pm.

Police and ambulance were called to the Fitzroy St house.

Mr Thomsen was transported to the Nanango Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Topics:  murder

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