Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Four Men to Face Trial over Ogilvie Murder

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Four Men to Face Trial over Ogilvie Murder

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Byline: Dominic Feain subs@mydailynews.com.au

FOUR Tweed Heads men charged with the murder of Bilambil man Luke Ogilvie have been committed to stand trial in the Supreme Court in Sydney.

Graham Keys Smith, 28, Nicholas McCulloch, 25, and Benjamin Biffin, 31, and his brother Andrew, 29 were committed to trial in the Lismore Local Court after two weeks of evidence and testimonies before Magistrate Jacqueline Trad.

Smith, McCulloch and the Biffin brothers are alleged to have killed Ogilvie in a adrug rip-off gone wronga at his Bilambil home in March last year.

They are also accused of stealing Ogilvie's Harley Davidson motorcycle and setting his Urliup Rd house on fire to cover up their crime. Dressed in prison greens, the men sat pass- ively in the dock during the committal hearing as defence lawyers questioned witnesses.

Key evidence included blood found in a defend- ant's vehicle and paint scrapings taken from two cars believed to have collided as the assailants fled the scene. …

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