Mum Sarah Barrass appears in court accused of murdering sons

A mum has appeared at court accused of murdering her two sons.

Monday, 9th September 2019, 3:43 pm
Floral tributes were left at the scene

Sarah Barrass, 34, appeared at Sheffield Crown Court this morning accused of killing 14-year-old Blake Barrass and his 13-year-old brother Tristan at a house in the Shiregreen area of Sheffield in May.

Her co-accused, Brandon Machin, 37, who is also charged with murdering the two boys, also appeared at court.

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Floral tributes were left at the scene

A High Court injunction banning their identification, as well as the identification of two other children, covers social media comments, photos or anything else that could lead to their identification.

South Yorkshire Police has warned that anyone who chooses to name them could be charged with contempt of court.

Both Barrass and Machin, of no fixed abode, were brought to court for the 45-minute hearing.

No pleas were entered.

A provisional trial date has been fixed for Tuesday, November 12.