– With AAP.
1. A mother has faced court over the death of her 24-year-old daughter and her daughter’s friend.
A mother is behind bars after facing court over the deaths of two women, including her own daughter, in a shopping centre car park on the NSW mid-north coast.
Linda Britton, 52, is charged with manslaughter, dangerous driving occasioning death, driving in a dangerous manner, and failing to stop and assist after vehicle impact causing death.
Police were called to a Nambucca Heads shopping centre just before midnight on Saturday, where the two women – a 24-year-old from Bellingen and a 20-year-old from Macksville – had been hit by a car.
Both women died at the scene.
Linda Britton faced Kempsey Local Court on Monday, where she did not apply for bail.
Her court papers record that "Justice Health required" before her next appearance on October 4.
Her daughter is believed to be 24-year-old Skye Luland and the friend, 20-year-old Kazzandra Widders.