Twin caged for knif­ing bro to death

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A PLAS­TERER who mur­dered his twin brother in a drunken fight on New Year’s Eve has been given a life sen­tence and will serve a min­i­mum of 13 years.

Robert Cerqua, 32 ( above), was con­victed yes­ter­day of killing his brother Christo­pher, a car­pen­ter, at Winch­ester Crown Court.

The trial heard that Cerqua stabbed his twin in a “fit of tem­per” fol­low­ing an ar­gu­ment that took place in the kitchen of the fam­ily house in Hythe, Hamps.

Sen­tenc­ing Cerqua, Judge Teare said: “You grew up with your brother and from time to time worked with him in the build­ing trade. When you were both sober, it seems you got on well.

“But when each of you had too much al­co­hol, there was a risk an ar­gu­ment might break out – lead­ing to vi­o­lence.

“What is clear is that you ended up with the knife in your hand and you stabbed your brother in the ab­domen – caus­ing a fa­tal wound.”

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