A woman and a man were interviewed by police officers in charge of the murder after six children were transported to the hospital – where two of them died.

Neighbors said the adults were handcuffed while a fleet of ambulances and a helicopter were carrying the children to the victim.

    A woman and a man were interviewed following a "major incident" in Sheffield that cost the lives of two boys

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A woman and a man were interviewed following a "major incident" in Sheffield that cost the lives of two boys
    Police confirmed that they had been arrested for murder and Superintendent Paul McCurry said the police were providing support to the children's relatives

Dean Atkins

Police confirmed that they had been arrested for murder and Superintendent Paul McCurry said the police were providing support to the children's relatives

Paramedics and the police went to a house at 7:30 am, fearing that some children had been poisoned.

Two boys aged 14 and 13 died after frantic attempts to resuscitate them.

Two girls aged seven months and three and two younger boys – ten and eleven – were doing well at Sheffield Children's Hospital.

Police confirmed that a 34-year-old woman and a 37-year-old man had been arrested for murder.

Forensic officers were examining a semi-bed with three beds in the Shiregreen area of ​​the city.

Police refused to confirm reports that the victims were poisoned. Autopsies were to take place.

Neighbor Aaron Brunskill, 29, said there had been "about 20 police cars and four ambulances".

He added, "Then the air ambulance arrived. They just took kids.

Another neighbor said, "We often talk about their poisoning. It's too tragic to think about it.

Superintendent Paul McCurry stated that the force provided support to the children's relatives, as well as officers who responded to the 999 call.

Local MP Gill Furniss said the community was "deeply shaken".

She added, "My sincerest sympathies go to the dear ones of the children."

    A source says that the air ambulance was on the scene

Natalie Simpkins

A source says that the air ambulance was on the scene
    Forensic Officers Examine Three-Bed Semi-Bed in Shiregreen Ward

Ben Lack

Forensic Officers Examine Three-Bed Semi-Bed in Shiregreen Ward
    A neighbor said, "It's too tragic to think about it"

Manchester Evening News

A neighbor said, "It's too tragic to think about it"
Superintendent Paul McCurry confirms the arrest of two people suspected of murder after the death of two teenagers in Sheffield



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