UK - Sheffield - Blake, 14 & Tristan Barrass, 13, dead, 4 in hospital after incident. 2 arrested

Discussion in 'Crimes-Spotlight on Children' started by lizziginne, May 24, 2019.

  1. Joolz1975

    Joolz1975 Well-Known Member

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    Possibly a school inset day before the start of the half term?
     
  2. Joolz1975

    Joolz1975 Well-Known Member

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    It is just a normal bog standard working class area to be honest.

    Some areas better than others I have a friend that lives a few streets away and it's just a normal Sheffield neighbourhood.

    Yeh I'd say a single family home.
     
  3. Trudie

    Trudie Well-Known Member

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    Tysm for the info.
     
  4. blankenship

    blankenship Well-Known Member

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    If this took place in America (as it does, as it does) no one would bat an eye. Sad.
     
  5. MrsWatson

    MrsWatson Well-Known Member

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    Just tragic, without even knowing the details, you just know this is going to be a heartbreaker.
     
  6. muggles63

    muggles63 Active Member

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    Yes, most schools have been off today and yesterday because of polling
     
  7. Legally Bland

    Legally Bland Well-Known Member

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    Alyce Well-Known Member

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    Latest report at 5pm said the 4 children are not badly injured and should all be able to leave hospital today
     
  9. HayLouise

    HayLouise Law Student

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    NEWS: Superintendent @Suptpmccurry offers reassurance to the Shiregreen community following this mornings tragic incident-



    SouthYorkshirePolice on Twitter
     
  10. Rosegold68

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    poisoning mentioned in that interview...neither confirmed or denied. so odd.

    sounds like the 2 boys died in hospital as he said they have since died.
     
  11. Joolz1975

    Joolz1975 Well-Known Member

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    My first thought was carbon monoxide poisoning but then read about the arrests.

    I suppose it is possible it's something like that but until toxicology comes back they have arrested the adults (think they did this in another carbon monoxide case also but I'm not certain)
     
  12. kirkassoc

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    Sounds to me like "someone" in that home called for help. The two oldest children are dead. The others seem to be too young? So, who called? An adult? If that's the case, then it is likely something along the lines of carbon monoxide poisoning. The other children are in good condition, I believe. Is it possible the two older children who are deceased were playing with/handling something deadly and died as a result? NO GUNS involved.
     
  13. meanmaryjean

    meanmaryjean Verified RN (Pediatrics Specialty)

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    I beg your pardon - what?
     
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  14. katydid23

    katydid23 Verified Juanette

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    But a witness said they saw children carried out with bandages? So I am not sure it was gas or poisoning. If the witness was correct anyway.
     
  15. Rosegold68

    Rosegold68 Well-Known Member

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    if we had audio and a video then the perpetrator would be caught within days not years...
     
  16. Rosegold68

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    bandages would indicate burns maybes well as the obvious
     
  17. Rosegold68

    Rosegold68 Well-Known Member

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    according to report by sun news agency, one of the boys texted his friend early this morning saying "we're not coming in today because we are feeling sick"
     
  18. JanetElaine

    JanetElaine Well-Known Member

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    rsbm

    The 11 or 10 year old could have called? That's not too young IMO.

    What an extremely sad situation. :(

    JMO
     
  19. katydid23

    katydid23 Verified Juanette

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    So they may have been feeling sick...OR maybe the parents/adults told them to call in sick.

    Maybe they told them 'we are all staying home today for a special surprise...'

    I have seen that^^ happen in cases where guardians/adults killed the children.
     
  20. Rosegold68

    Rosegold68 Well-Known Member

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    he contacted friend via nintendo switch.....not your usual mode of contact on a school morning
     

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