Teenagers face court after man allegedly beaten to death with gun
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.
NOW | 19 year olds Kynan Vital and Ethan McPherson are each due to face an Ipswich Magistrate as early as this hour.
— Anthony Laughton (@arlaughton) October 20, 2019