Memorial service for murder victims Louise Dekens and Dave Young on the hill at Alexandra Headland. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily
Memorial service for murder victims Louise Dekens and Dave Young on the hill at Alexandra Headland. Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily Brett Wortman

Friends gather to remember Coolum murder victims

FAMILY and friends of slain Coolum couple Dave Young and Louise Dekens have gathered at Alexandra Headland in memory of them.

The low-key, intimate gathering at a lofted picnic area overlooking the ocean attracted about two dozen people.

The media was kept at a distance after being told no one would comment.

The couple - both 43 - were killed by Mr Young's brother, Anthony, at their home on Thursday night.

Police shot dead a machete-wielding Anthony Young outside the house the same night.

The couple's 12-year-old daughter ran from the house during the attack to alert a neighbour.



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