Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Wort Accused Go on Trial; Men Enter Not Guilty Plea regarding Row That Left ,Cyold Fellow' Dead

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Wort Accused Go on Trial; Men Enter Not Guilty Plea regarding Row That Left ,Cyold Fellow' Dead

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TWO men accused of murdering a former Gladstone man appeared in Brisbane's Supreme Court yesterday.

Allan John Wort, 42, was allegedly assaulted and later found dead on April 4, 2008, after walking through the Centenary Lakes parklands in Caboolture, accompanied by two other men. The trio allegedly became involved in an altercation with three other men.

The two men who appeared in court, cousins Hannaman Hamish Hunt, 21, and Ross Dylan Hunt, 23, were arraigned on the first day of their trial.

Both pleaded not guilty to one count of murder and nine witnesses are expected to be called during the trial, which is expected to run for about seven days.

The court heard the two men bashed an "old fellow" to death then dumped his body in a lake after an argument about alcohol.

The court was told the fight broke out after someone in Mr Wort's group allegedly made a comment about the Hunts stealing alcohol.

It's alleged the Hunts first attacked Mr Wort's son, knocking him out, while the friend ran to find police. …

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