Shocking footage shows moment brothers knifed sibling through car window in family feud

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Watch: Harrowing footage shows moment brother killed younger sibling with knife

This shocking footage shows the moment a man was stabbed to death through a car window by his own brother. 

Thomas Rogers, 26, was knifed in the chest through the open window after a family feud.

His siblings David Rogers, 32, and Samuel Rogers, 30, were both initially charged with his murder and on Thursday (15 October) the former, of South Shields, Tyneside, was jailed for life after being found guilty of murder. 

Samuel Rogers, of Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, was jailed for nine years after being cleared of murder but convicted of manslaughter.

David Rogers (left) and Samuel Rogers (centre) have both been jailed for killing their brother Thomas Rogers (right) in a horrifying attack. (SWNS)
David Rogers (left) and Samuel Rogers (centre) have both been jailed for killing their brother Thomas Rogers (right) in a horrifying attack. (SWNS)

During the case, jurors were told the brothers carried out the attack after a family fall-out which had led to Thomas going to live with his mother.

In the run-up to the attack, David had sent him messages threatening to kill him, with one saying: "Bro come on ive come from Newcastle to get ya".

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On the day of the attack on 22 August last year the siblings, armed with knives, spotted Thomas travelling along Bristol Road in Birmingham.

Harrowing footage shows the men pulling over the Ford Ka they were in and approaching the Vauxhall Astra with Thomas inside.

Brothers David (P1) and Samuel (P3) Rogers, attack brother Thomas following an ongoing family feud.  Two men have been jailed for killing their brother in an attack in August last year.  See SWNS story SWMDstab.  Last month David Rogers was found guilty of murder, and has been sentenced to life, to serve a minimum of 18 years, in prison.  Samuel Rogers, who was found guilty of manslaughter, has been jailed for nine years.  Samuel and David arranged the attack on their brother as a result of a family feud.  The brothers travelled down to Birmingham from Mansfield to carry out the fatal assault on Thomas.  The night before and in the hours leading up to the attack, David sent Thomas messages threatening to kill him. On 22 August 2020, he did just that.  A Ford KA and carrying the men, pulled in front of the car that Thomas was a passenger in on Mill Pool Way, just off Bristol Road.  CCTV caught David and Samuel lunging through the passenger window at their brother, who was a passenger in a Vauxhall Astra and stabbed him once in the heart. Samuel filmed the attack on his phone.  They left their brother for dead and travelled back up north in attempt to escape justice.
Footage shows the moment David attacked his brother through a car window, stabbing him in the chest. (SWNS)

The footage captures the moment David lunged into the vehicle, stabbing his brother in an attack that lasted just 30 seconds.

Thomas was found by emergency services collapsed in the street but died in hospital from the stab wound to his chest. 

David went on to travel to a hotel in Northumbria where police officers found an apparent suicide note apologising for what he had done to his "baby brother".

Detective Inspector Stuart Mobberley, from West Midlands Police, said: “It took just 30 seconds and one single knife wound to kill Thomas. And now two people will spend years in prison for their part in this crime.

“When we say there are no winners in knife crime, this could not be truer in this case.

"A mother has lost not just one, but three sons as a result of this heinous crime."

Two other men, Ryan Hurt, 22, of Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, and Macauley Welby, 22, of no fixed abode, were both cleared of murder.

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