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Marcia Grant was killed after she was trapped under her Honda Accord which is alleged to have reversed over her at speed outside her home in the Yorkshire city on Wednesday evening.
The boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has since been charged with murder and possession of a bladed article and appeared at the city’s youth court today, where he was remanded into secure accommodation.
He is alleged to have reversed the car over Mrs. Grant, leaving her with catastrophic injuries.
A 12-year-old boy accused of killing a 60-year-old woman hit by her own car in Sheffield has appeared in court where he was seen smiling in the dock.
Marcia Grant died at the age of 60 years old.
Hit By a Car of Boy-12 Accused of Murder
The boy sat for part of the hearing, fidgeting from time to time and looking around at the court, which was filled with police, journalists, lawyers, and representatives from social care and youth offending teams.
He stood in the glass-fronted dock flanked by two security officers during the 30-minute hearing, speaking to confirm his identity and smiling occasionally.
The youngster, who was wearing a dark blue jumper over an open-necked light blue shirt and blue trousers, was ordered to appear at Sheffield Crown Court on April 11.
Chair of the bench Alan Kelleher told him he would be remanded into secure youth detention until his next court appearance next week.
Earlier, prosecutor Gary Crothers outlined to the magistrates what had happened.
Marcia was named after she died in the collision which happened at 7.10 pm on Wednesday.
The 60-year-old was described by loved ones as “a warm, loving and dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend” as well as “a pillar of her community”.
One friend said: “Marcia was a wonderful person. I was lucky to have known her and my heart is breaking for her family.”
A South Yorkshire Police spokesperson said: “Emergency services were called at 7.10 pm on Wednesday 5 April to reports of a collision between a car and a woman in the Greenhill area.
“A 60-year-old woman was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.”
Flowers and tributes were left outside a semi-detached house near the scene in Greenhill on Thursday following the news, with the property remaining sealed off by police until Friday.