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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.
A student whose mother and brother died after being stabbed at their family home in Stourbridge has visited the scene to lay flowers.Read the full story ›
The family of murdered Tracey Wilkinson and Pierce describe her as a "wonderful mother", and Pierce as a " boy who made everyone smile".Read the full story ›
A homeless man accused of murdering a woman and her 13-year-old son at their home in Stourbridge has been remanded in custody.Read the full story ›
A 23-year old man has been charged with the murder of a mother and son from Stourbridge and the attempted murder of a man in Stourbridge.Read the full story ›
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
The 13-year-old was described as "a kind and thoughtful young man".Read the full story ›
Police are continuing to question a man after a 13-year-old schoolboy and his mother were stabbed to death in a stabbing at their home.Read the full story ›