Hatfield child killing: Murder charge dad weeps in court

PUBLISHED: 10:38 18 March 2014 | UPDATED: 10:39 18 March 2014

Four-year-old Alexa-Marie Quinn died at the Lister Hospital

Four-year-old Alexa-Marie Quinn died at the Lister Hospital


A dad accused of murdering his four-year-old daughter wept when he appeared in court this morning (Tuesday).

Carl Wheatley, 30, was charged with killing Alexa Marie-Quinn last week.

The youngster died at the Lister Hospital after police were called to their home in Queen Bee Court on Wednesday.

During a brief hearing, Wheatley wept as he appeared at St Albans Crown Court.

He has yet to enter a plea. He is expected to do so on June 20.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Welwyn Hatfield Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Welwyn Hatfield Times