A 12-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a 60-year-old girl described as a “loving and devoted” mother and grandmother by devastated family members.
South Yorkshire Police say the boy, who can’t be named for authorized causes, will seem at Sheffield Youth Court on Saturday.
Marcia Grant, 60, died after she was hit by a car on Wednesday evening in Greenhill. Although formal identification has not taken place, family members issued a tribute on Friday.
In an announcement launched on Friday, Mrs Grant’s household stated: “Marcia was a heat, loving and devoted spouse, mother, grandmother, sister and buddy and a pillar of her neighborhood.
“Her loss has already despatched shockwaves by means of all who knew her or was fortunate sufficient to be included in her orbit.
“We ask for privateness presently whereas additional investigations are below means and the household attempt to come to phrases with this monumental loss.”
Emergency companies had been known as at round 7.10pm on Wednesday April 5 to studies of a collision between a car and a lady within the Greenhill space.
Detective Chief Inspector Andrea Bowell, from South Yorkshire Police, stated: “This might be a deeply distressing time for the households of these concerned on this incident, and I might ask their privateness is revered as they search to grasp what has occurred.”
A quantity of floral tributes had been left outdoors the property which had police tape throughout the driveway.
One message learn: “I’m so sorry in your loss. She was a good looking soul.”
A police cordon remained in place on the property whereas a silver Honda Accord was within the center of the road dealing with the property.
One resident instructed YorkshireStay: “It’s normally really quiet round here. I knew someone had been killed but was not sure about anything else. It’s just a nice, quiet place to live so this has come as a shock.”