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Teen charged with murder after couple struck by alleged stolen car in Alexandra Hills, east of Brisbane

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A 17-year-old male is remanded in custody by the Childrens Court after being charged with two counts of murder when two pedestrians who were walking their dogs were hit and killed by a car in Alexandra Hills, east of Brisbane.

The teenager is accused of being “adversely affected by an intoxicating substance” when he struck Katherine Leadbetter, who was pregnant, and her partner, Matthew Field, as they crossed an intersection just before 5:30pm yesterday.

Police said the teenager had stolen a…



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