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Mother and brother charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a man to death in Queensland home

Mother and brother charged with murder after allegedly stabbing a man to death in Queensland home 2

Mother allegedly stabs her son, 24, to death in their home as she and his brother, 20, are charged with murder

  • Police have charged Lee-Ann Rae Forrest, 50, with the murder of her son 
  • The deceased man’s brother, Alex William Forrest was also charged with murder
  • Detectives allege the pair fatally stabbed the man over the Easter long weekend
  • Mr Forrest made no application for bail while Ms Forrest is still due to face court 

The mother and brother of a man found dead have been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing the man to his death over the Easter long weekend.

The dead man’s mum Lee-Ann Rae Forrest and her son Alex William Forrest were taken to hospital with minor injuries and discharged overnight.

Ms Forrest’s 24-year-old son Cameron Paul Forrest was found dead in the Gladstone home in Central Queensland on Sunday morning. 

Police have charged the mother and brother of a deceased man with murder after the pair allegedly stabbed him to death in their Gladstone home (pictured) in Central Queensland

Police have charged the mother and brother of a deceased man with murder after the pair allegedly stabbed him to death in their Gladstone home (pictured) in Central Queensland

Police responded to a request for a welfare check at the  Blaxland Court, Glen Eden property where they found Cameron dead and his mother and brother injured.

Neighbours told the Courier Mail that they could hear loud noises and possible screaming coming from the house on Saturday night.

After examining the crime scene, investigators were waiting to speak to the accused pair who were admitted to hospital with injuries – the nature of which is unknown.

Police allege that Cameron died from fatal stab wounds.

Alex Forrest made no application for bail after a brief of evidence was shown to the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning.

His mother is due to appear in Gladstone Magistrates Court Wednesday afternoon.

Alex Forrest, 20, made no application for bail during his hearing at the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning. The 50-year-old mother, Ms Forrest is due to appear in Gladstone Magistrates Court (pictured) on Wednesday afternoon

Alex Forrest, 20, made no application for bail during his hearing at the Rockhampton Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning. The 50-year-old mother, Ms Forrest is due to appear in Gladstone Magistrates Court (pictured) on Wednesday afternoon

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