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  • 14 March 2014, 7:51

Hatfield Father Charged With Daughter's Murder

A father has been charged with the murder of his four-year-old daughter in Hatfield, Hertfordshire.

Alexa-Marie died at Lister hospital in Stevenage after police had been called to a house in Queen Bee Court at 9.36am on Thursday.

It is not known how Alexa-Marie died.

A post-mortem examination to establish the cause of her death will take place on Monday.

CarlWheatleywill appear beforeHatfieldRemand Court on Friday.

The family of Alexa-Marie's mother said in a statement: "We are completed stunned and devastated that our beautiful little girl has been taken from us so suddenly.

"She was truly the most gentle, loving, happy and amazing little soul we had the pleasure of knowing. We would be asked to be left alone to grieve at this traumatic time."

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