Meppen-Walter 'doing 56mph in 30 zone'

Manchester City player Courtney Meppen-Walter was driving at 56 miles per hour in a 30 zone before a crash that killed a brother and a sister, a court has heard.

Meppen-Walter is being sentenced after he admitted two counts of causing death by careless driving.

The 18-year-old had six penalty points on his driving licence when he crashed in Cheetham Hill.

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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.