4 individuals present in a home in Killamarsh died on account of a “violent assault” at a sleepover, an inquest has heard.
John Paul Bennett, 13, Lacey Bennett, 11, their mom Terri Harris, 35, and Lacey’s pal Connie Gent, 11, have been killed at a house in Derbyshire on 19 September.
Damien Bendall, 31, has since been charged with all 4 murders and has been remanded into custody by a crown court docket decide.
An inquest, which opened at Chesterfield Coroner’s Courtroom in the present day heard a relative of Bendall had known as Dorset Police to say the defendant had sustained a self-inflicted stab wound.
Law enforcement officials met Bendall at Chandos Crescent, Killamarsh. and following a dialog entered the home and located the our bodies of the 4 victims.
Space coroner Peter Nieto stated the inquest could be suspended till the conclusion of the pending prison trial.
The deaths sparked an outpouring of grief and tributes from the local people, with round 30 individuals attending a vigil the Monday after their deaths.