A supermarket carpark dust-up is alleged to have led to a man being fatally stabbed on a Queensland highway, with one of the wounds so deep it “penetrated his heart”, a jury has been told.
Alex Robert Smart is facing a single count of murder following the horrifying incident on Father’s Day in 2019.
On the first day of his trial on Tuesday, Mr Smart pleaded not guilty to murdering Tylor Bell.
Brisbane Supreme Court was told Mr Bell was waiting for his father to get groceries at a shopping centre in Gympie, north of Brisbane, before his death on September 1, 2019.
During her opening address, Crown prosecutor Dejana Kovac told the jury a “quick exchange” took place with Mr Smart as the younger Mr