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Repeat drug-driver Mitchell Laidlaw killed disability advocate Sue Salthouse, police allege

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By Blake Foden
Updated December 29 2020 - 1:23am, first published December 18 2020 - 12:03am
Mitchell Laidlaw leaves court on Friday morning. Inset: Sue Salthouse. Main picture: Blake Foden

The man charged over a crash that killed renowned disability advocate Sue Salthouse is a repeat drug-driver who was under the influence of an illicit substance behind the wheel, police allege.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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