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Teenagers face court after man allegedly beaten to death with gun

MACQUARIE NATIONAL NEWS

Two teenagers accused of beating a man to death with a gun have faced court today.

Police allege two 19-year-old men drove to a house at Springfield Lakes on Saturday where one forced his way inside.

The man allegedly punched a 20-year-old woman in the face, stole her phone and fled the scene.

Police say her father, David Murphy, got into a car with a family friend and went to find the pair.

When the older men caught up with the teenagers Mr Murphy was allegedly hit over the head with a gun and collapsed.

The teenagers fled and the man was later declared dead at the scene.

One of the two 19-year-olds has faced an Ipswich Magistrate and has been remanded in custody to 13 November.

MACQUARIE NATIONAL NEWS
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