The alleged killer of a mother and her 13-year-old son has appeared before a Crown Court judge.
Aaron Barley, who is accused of murdering Tracey and Pierce Wilkinson at their home in Stourbridge, was remanded in custody after a seven-minute hearing at Birmingham Crown Court this afternoon.
No bail application was made at the hearing and Barley, of no fixed address, was told he will reappear at the Crown Court on a future date to be fixed, he was not asked to enter any pleas.
Barley is charged with the murders of Mrs Wilkinson and her son, and faces a further allegation of attempting to murder the boy's 47-year-old father Peter at the victims' home in Greyhound Lane, Stourbridge.
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Tributes have been paid for the mother and son killed in a stabbing attack yesterday (30 March).
Pierce Wilkinson was killed alongside Tracey Wilkinson after the attack in Stourbridge, while her husband Peter has been left seriously injured.
The headteacher of Redhill school, Stephen Dunster in Stourbridge read this statement on behalf of the school:
Among dozens of bouquets of flowers left outside the victims' home was one with a note saying:
To my mate Tracey. Only the good die young. I'm going to miss you so very much.
Love you sweetheart. From Jo xxxx
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A man aged in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of wounding after being stopped 30 minutes later by police in a nearby street in a Land Rover stolen from outside the house.
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