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Footballer back in prison

A footballer is back behind bars after being freed from prison "by mistake". Courtney Meppen-Walsh was jailed for killing two people in a car crash, but left after serving a quarter of his sentence. The Prison Service is investigating the error.

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Courtney Meppen-Walter in court over death crash

Meppen-Walter has admitted two counts of causing death by careless driving Credit: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Manchester City player Courtney Meppen-Walter has arrived at court to be sentenced after he caused a crash that killed a brother and sister.

He has admitted two counts of causing death by careless driving.

Kulwant Singh, 32, and Ravel Kaur, 37, both died in the crash.

Meppen-Walter crashed his Mercedes into their car on Bury New Road in Cheetham Hill in September.

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