Inquest Opens Today Into Pudsey Deaths

Richard, Aaron, Ben and Clair

Parents and two young boys found dead at their home two weeks ago.

An inquest into the deaths of a couple and their two young children in Pudsey begins at Leeds Coroner's Court today.

Clair Smith, 36, Richard Smith, 37, and their two sons aged nine and one were found dead in a bedroom at their home on Sunday December 11.

A post mortem found the mother and children, Ben and Aaron, had been stabbed in the chest; Mr Smith died from smoke inhalation.

West Yorkshire Police aren't looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths.


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