Mother appears at Sheffield Crown Court charged with murdering two sons

A mother has appeared in court charged with murdering her two teenage sons.

The hearing took place at Sheffield Crown Court. Picture: Chris Etchells

Sarah Barrass appeared at Sheffield Crown Court today accused of killing Tristan and Blake Barrass, aged 13 and 14 respectively, following an incident at a house in Sheffield in May.

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Brandon Machin, 37, who is also accused of murdering the two boys, appeared in the dock with Barrass.

The hearing took place at Sheffield Crown Court. Picture: Chris Etchells

Barrass, 34, is also charged with three counts of attempted murder against two other children.

A trial date has been fixed for November 12 at Sheffield Crown Court.

Judge Jeremy Richardson QC ordered the pair to appear again for a hearing at the same court on September 27.

Police were called to a semi-detached house in Sheffield's Shiregreen area at around 7.30am on Friday, May 24.