Manchester City's Courtney Meppen-Walter Guilty of Careless Driving Deaths

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By Ewan Palmer | February 7, 2013 11:36 PM EST

Courtney Meppen-Walter has been at Manchester City since 2003 (

A Manchester City youth player has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a brother and sister by careless driving.

Courtney Meppen-Walter, 18, of Blackley, Greater Manchester, pleaded guilty to causing the deaths of Kulwant Singh, 32, and Ravel Kaur-Singh, 37, when he crashed his Mercedes into their Nissan Micra in Bury in September.

Kaur-Singh's two sons, aged 16 and 17, were in the back seat of the car during the collision. They sustained head injuries but were said by police to be "making a good recovery".

Meppen-Walter pleaded guilty at Manchester magistrates court to two charges of causing death by driving without due care and attention. He will be sentenced on 28 February.

The Bury-born defender has been at Manchester City since 2003 but has yet to make a first-team appearance. He represented England at the under-17 level.

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