Driver who killed young actor and aunt acknowledges 'pain and suffering' caused
Joshua Dobby, 23, of no fixed abode, ploughed a black Ford Focus he was driving into Makayah McDermott, 10, and Rosie Cooper, 34, as they walked along Lennard Road in Penge, south London, on the afternoon of August 31.
He was initially charged with causing their deaths by dangerous driving but during a hearing at the Old Bailey it emerged he was now charged with manslaughter.
Dobby appeared in court via video link from High Down prison in Surrey and spoke to confirm his name and enter pleas to a new indictment.
He pleaded not guilty to the two manslaughter charges but guilty to causing... read more
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