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Law review not needed after couple’s crash death, Police Minister says




Online petitions have also emerged after the death of the couple and their unborn child, adding to calls by some, including LNP police spokesman Dan Purdie, for a crackdown on repeat youth offenders.

One petition listed on calling for a “clean-up” of the Youth Justice Act to “take reoffending criminals off the street” had received more than 83,000 signatures by 5pm on Thursday.

Matty Field and Kate Leadbetter were expecting a baby.Credit:Facebook

Hosted by road trauma advocacy group Citizens Against Road Slaughter and addressed to Ms Palaszczuk, Youth Justice Minister Leanne Linard and Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman, the petition calls for longer penalties and no parole for repeat offenders. At least two others have…

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