Pair charged with murdering two-year-old Keigan O’Brien appear in court
Martin Currie and Sarah O’Brien depart court following their remand into custody (Picture: SWNS)

A person and girl have appeared in court charged with the homicide of a toddler who died hours after celebrating his second birthday.

Paramedics had been referred to as to an handle Doncaster, Yorkshire on Wednesday following stories that Keigan Ronnie O’Brien had gone into cardiac arrest.

He died in hospital the next day and a autopsy examination later concluded the teen died on account of head accidents.

Martin Currie, 36, and Sarah O’Brien, 32, appeared earlier than magistrates in the city on Saturday charged with his homicide.

They spoke solely to substantiate their names, ages and addresses throughout quick separate hearings.

The defendants, each of Bosworth Road, Doncaster, had been remanded in custody and can subsequent appear at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday.

Undated handout photo issued by South Yorkshire Police of Keigan Ronnie O'Brien, who has been named as the two-year-old boy who died in hospital after being found in cardiac arrest at a property in Bosworth Road, Adwick, Doncaster on Wednesday. PA Photo. Issue date: Friday January 10, 2020. Two people, a 36-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman, both from Adwick, have since been arrested on suspicion of murder. See PA story POLICE Doncaster. Photo credit should read: South Yorkshire Police/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.
Keigan Ronnie O’Brien died hours after celebrating his second birthday (Picture: PA)
Martin Currie, 36 leaves Doncaster Magistrates Court under guard, January 11, 2020. Martin Currie, 36, and Sarah O???Brien, 32, of Bosworth Road, Doncaster, have been charged with murder following death of Keigan O???Brien on Thursday 9 January. Keigan died in hospital after being taken there on Wednesday 8 January. A post-mortem examination carried out on Thursday night (9 January) concluded that he died as a result of head injuries.
Martin Currie was later charged with the toddler’s homicide (Picture: SWNS)
Sarah O???Brien leaves Doncaster Magistrates Court under guard, January 11, 2020. Martin Currie, 36, and Sarah O???Brien, 32, of Bosworth Road, Doncaster, have been charged with murder following death of Keigan O???Brien on Thursday 9 January. Keigan died in hospital after being taken there on Wednesday 8 January. A post-mortem examination carried out on Thursday night (9 January) concluded that he died as a result of head injuries.
Sarah O’Brien has additionally been charged over the toddler’s loss of life (Picture: SWNS)

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