Man facing court charged with murdering mother and son

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A man is due to appear in court charged with murder after a woman and her 13-year-old son were stabbed at their home.

Aaron Barley, of no fixed address, is accused of killing Tracey Wilkinson and her son Pierce, and faces a further charge of attempting to murder the boy's 47-year-old father Peter.

Mrs Wilkinson, 50, was pronounced dead at her home in Stourbridge, West Midlands, after suffering stab injuries, while her son was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital.

They were found injured when emergency services attended their home in Greyhound Lane, Norton, at about 8am on Thursday.

Barley, 23, will appear before magistrates in Birmingham on Saturday.