Boyfriend charged with murder of a mother and three children at sleepover in England 4 months ago

Boyfriend charged with murder of a mother and three children at sleepover in England

A man has been charged with four counts of murder.

A 31-year-old man has been charged with the murder of a mum and her two children, and their friend.

The bodies of 35-year-old Terri Harris, her 13-year-old son John Paul Bennett, 11-year-old daughter Lacey Bennett, and their friend 11-year-old Connie Gent were discovered at Harris' home in Killamarsh, near Sheffield.

Damien Bendall has been charged with four counts of murder.

It is believed he was dating Terri Harris at the time of the murders.

They confirmed: "A man has today been charged with four counts of murder after the bodies of a mother and three children were found at a house in Killamarsh on Sunday. Damien Bendall, 31, of Chandos Crescent, Killamarsh, will appear at court this morning."

A GoFundMe has been set up to support the families of Terri Harris, Jason Bennett, and Connie Gent.

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The page was set up by a good samaritan.

They shared: "I’m starting a fundraiser to help Jason Bennett, the family of Connie Gent and Terri Harris at this devastating time - I don’t personally know the families but I wanted to do my part as a human being and help however I could."

"For those who may not have heard this tragic news, Jason’s two little angels Lacey & John, their Mother Terri, and friend Connie Gent were all taken from the world."

"Can we all pull together to ensure Jason & Connie’s family are overwhelmed with support and love at this hugely difficult time?"

Funds raised will be divided between the three families for funerals and memorials.

Over £21,000 has been raised so far.

Father Jason Bennett said his heart has been completely shattered following the death of his two children and their mum.

"I'm broken, I just want to kiss my babies. I just want to kiss them and hold them," the grief-stricken father told Sky News.