Former bikie charged with attempted murder of young Gold Coast mum

A FORMER Bandido bikie has been charged with attempted murder after a horrifying domestic incident on the Gold Coast on Tuesday.

Lionel Patea, 24, allegedly rammed his ex-girlfriend Tara Brown’s car off the road, down an embankment and into a house before violently bashing her.

She remains on life support in the Gold Coast University Hospital.


Police say it’s unlikely the 24-year-old will survive.

During a bedside hearing today, Mr Patea was charged with several offences including attempted murder, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and attempted unlawful use of a motor vehicle.

He remains in hospital with self inflicted stab wounds.