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Kate Leadbetter, Matty Field named as couple killed, 17-year-old charged with murder




Kate Leadbetter was six months pregnant with her partner Matty Field’s child when they were tragically killed while walking their dogs on Tuesday.

The pair had been at the intersection of Vienna and Finucane Roads at Alexandra Hills when they were hit by a truck which had been slammed into by an allegedly stolen LandCruiser.

Police allege the 17-year-old behind the wheel of the 4WD fled the scene on foot but was later apprehended, and was on Wednesday morning charged with the couple’s…

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