An incestuous couple was jailed at Sheffield Crown Court after they killed two of their children. Sarah Barrass, aged 36 when sentenced, and Brandon Machin, aged 40 when sentenced, were jailed for life last November and must serve a minimum of 35 years after admitting the double murder. The couple strangled Tristan Barrass, 13, and Blake Barrass, 14, before placing bags over the boys’ heads in a property on Gregg House Road, Shiregreen.

These killers have been jailed for taking lives in South Yorkshire

The courts have successfully brought a number of killers to justice in recent times following crimes of murder and manslaughter.

By Jon Cooper
Monday, 13th July 2020, 11:46 am

Below are some of the most shocking cases from across South Yorkshire that resulted in the terrible loss of lives.

Offenders have been involved in stabbings, stranglings and a shooting and have received a range of punishments with many facing long custodial sentences.

The tragic killings have involved the deaths of a father-of-three, two teenage boys and a popular boxer, among others.

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