Trial underway for man accused of killing brother 22 Oct 11

The trial of a Jackson man charged with fatally stabbing his brother is underway in Blue Earth County. Tyron Collins is accused of murdering his 37-year-old brother Kenneth Collins at the Colonial Manor nursing home in Lakefield last June where Kenneth was a certified nursing assistant. Court documents say wintesses saw Collins on top of his brother hitting him with a small object in his hand. Tyron Collins was later arrested after crashing his vehicle in Worthington. Collins admits he had an altercation with his brother but maintains he didn’t kill him. He faces one count of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder. The trial is expected to wrap up next week.