Popular designer Katie Ann Corben who was charged with the murder of her husband just before Christmas has ‘temporarily’ discontinued trading.
The well-known Brisbane businesswoman’s customers have been left to figure it out for themselves as Facebook and Instagram messages indicate the store is unavailable.
Police allege Corben stabbed her 35-year-old husband, Jarred Castel, in the chest during an altercation at their Chapel Hill home about 9pm on December 20.
Katie Ann Corben (pictured left) was charged with fatally stabbing her husband in the chest
Police allege Corben stabbed her 35-year-old husband, Jarred Castel, (pictured), in the chest during an altercation
Insight into the downfall of her company comes as family photos surface showing her alleged victim and the couple’s four-year-old son in happier times.
The boutique online outlet managed by Corben, called Adverbium Design, offered a brief update to customers via their social media channels.
‘Our online store will be temporarily unavailable. Thank you for your continuing support, check back in with us later. KC x,’ she wrote, the Courier Mail reported.
‘Sorry, trades closed for now,’ the business’s Instagram page read.
The online boutique outlet managed by Corben offered a brief update to customers through the company’s social media channels
The 36-year-old woman fatally stabbed her husband in the chest after an altercation in their home in an affluent Brisbane suburb, police alleged in court.
Katie Ann Corben faced the Brisbane Magistrates Court over allegations she murdered Mr Castel during the argument late last year.
A four-year-old boy, understood to be the couple’s son, was inside at the time but did not witness the incident.
In a photo found on a relative’s page show Corben and Mr Catell with their son at a family gathering, looking happy and relaxed as they smile for the picture.
Corben is remanded in custody and will face court again in March.
‘Sorry, trades closed for now,’ the business’s Instagram page read
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