Detectives continue probe into suspected double murder in Shiregreen

Detectives are continuing their investigations this morning into the suspected murder of two children in Shiregreen.

Saturday, 25th May 2019, 11:25 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th May 2019, 9:01 am

As many as 15 police cars, at least four ambulances and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance were called out to ‘reports of concerns for safety at a property’ in Gregg House Road, Shiregreen, yesterday at 7.30am.

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A police cordon in place. Picture: Danny Lawton/PA

The four other children, aged 11, 10, three and seven-months-old, remained in hospital last night.

A 37-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the incident.

Post mortem examinations to establish how the boys came about their deaths were expected to take place yesterday.

Forensics officers arrive at the scene. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Police are expected to remain at the scene over the weekend as their investigations continue into this tragic incident.

Two children have died and four others have been taken to hospital with two people arrested following a major incident at a house in Sheffield.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 122 of 24 May 2019.

*None of the children involved in this awful tragedy can be named for legal reasons. Friday's court ruling also covers social media comments so please do not post photos or anything that could lead to their identification. Thanks, The Star team.