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.
- Police said the 17-year-old deliberately hit another car before the alleged murders
- The teenager was not able to apply for bail due to the nature of the charges and was remanded in custody
- The car allegedly ran a red light before the crash
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…