‘Furious’ parents of two men killed in Brunswick train crash demand justice
Parents of two teenage boys killed in a train crash in Brunswick have demanded justice for their dead boys’ killers.
Key points:The bodies of Matthew and Michael Brown were found on Monday in Brunswick, but no arrests have been madeThe family’s lawyer says the boys were not “sick” or suicidal and there is “no evidence” to suggest the men intended to harm anyoneThe parents, both aged 16, were in a Brunswick train car when it derailed on Friday.
The four-car train carrying the two boys had been stopped at the end of a journey from Brunswick to the south-east.
Both men died instantly, and their bodies were discovered by Brunswick police officers just two hours after the accident.
Police have arrested two suspects in the crash, but there are no arrests.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Brown family’s lawyers, David and Susan Brown, called for an investigation into what happened.
“This is a tragedy that has been very difficult to accept for us and our family,” the statement read.
“We have had the opportunity to speak to both of the deceased brothers and to have their parents and legal counsel present, but we have been unable to gain access to any information that may be relevant to this matter.”
Police have been investigating the crash since the crash and have interviewed the train driver, who was interviewed by police.
The police said they had received information that the two teenagers were in distress and in a vulnerable state, but the investigation into the cause of the accident was ongoing.
“As the investigation continues, we have made inquiries into the circumstances of this incident, and will continue to do so until we have a full and open investigation,” the police said.
“In the meantime, we will do all we can to help the families.”
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