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‘Beautiful’ mum found dead with 3 kids ‘was pregnant’ as ‘suspect’ pictured

Damien Bendall, 31, has been named domestically as the person believed to have been detained by Derbyshire Police after the horrifying incident in Killamarsh. Terri Harris died alongside her two youngsters and her daughter’s good friend

A lady who was killed alongside her two youngsters and one other teen at a sleepover is believed to have been pregnant.


Terri Harris, 35, and her youngsters Lacey Bennett, 11, and John Paul Bennett, 13, have been discovered lifeless alongside good friend Connie Gent, 11, on Sunday morning.

A neighbour in Killamarsh, close to Sheffield, in the present day claimed Terri had advised his mum she was pregnant however couldn’t inform anybody else yet.

He stated Terri commonly spoke to his mom they usually “have been pleasant” with one another.

A 31-year-old man, who was recognized to the household, has been arrested on suspicion of homicide and stays in custody, Derbyshire Police confirmed.

He has been named domestically as Damien Bendall, who was in a relationship with Terri for around six months.

The neighbour stated: “It’s so heartbreaking as a result of the little children have done nothing wrong. Terri informed my mum she was pregnant however couldn’t inform anybody but because it was still early.”


Jason Bennett, the daddy of John Paul and Lacey, today shared a submit on Fb calling for the return of the dying penalty.

Round 300 folks gathered on Monday night for a vigil in a park a couple of hundred yards from the police cordon, the place they positioned candles, flowers and teddy bears.

Many individuals have been in tears as they stood and listened to prayers from Killamarsh avenue church pastor David Taylor.


Flowers have been left on the scene earlier within the day with a message from Mr Bennett to his daughter which stated: “To Lacey, my TikTok Queen.

“Misplaced with out you. Take care of your big brother and do not wind him up.

“Quickly I will probably be there to kiss you, hold you tight and make it all better.”

His message to his son stated: “To John, my lovely son, keep your kind coronary heart shining whereas the angels are taking care of you for me.”

A variety of blue police tents have been within the entrance backyard and forensics officers performed inquiries on the scene.

Detective Chief Inspector Rob Routledge, who’s leading the investigation, stated on Sunday night: “We would love to listen to from anybody who noticed or heard something suspicious within the early hours of this morning, or has any info which they suppose might assist with our inquiries.

“Regardless of how small you suppose that info could also be, please do get in contact with us.”

North East Derbyshire MP Lee Rowley added: “Of specific curiosity is anybody who was within the Chandos Crescent space between 9.30pm on Saturday night and seven.30am the next day and who could have info that will be useful to the investigation.”

Police have requested for anybody with info to contact Derbyshire Constabulary, quoting reference 302-190921.

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