Hatfield: Dad Charged With Murdering His Daughter Remanded In Custody

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

murder Alexa-Marie Hatfield

A father charged with murdering his four-year-old daughter at their home in Hatfield has been remanded in custody.

30-year-old Carl Wheatley, accused of killing Alexa-Marie, made a two minute appearance at Hatfield Remand Court this morning. 

Magistrate David McCall remanded Wheatley, who was dressed in a dark jumper and tracksuit bottoms, in custody to appear at St Albans crown court on Tuesday 18 March.

Alexa-Marie died at the Lister hospital in Stevenage after police had been called to Queen Bee Court on Wednesday morning.

A post-mortem will take place on Monday.

Tributes Paid To Alexa-Marie

Tributes have been paid to Alexa-Marie, her mother's side of the family 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.”

Alexa-Marie tributes flowers Hatfield Murder      Alexa-Marie tributes flowers Hatfield Murder

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: John Darin

4pm - 7pm

Email the show

Text 82122

John Darin

Stay tuned...

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: The best feel good music

Heart VIP


Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Shopping Our Advertisers

Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart Watford & Hemel Hemstead.

Follow Heart on Twitter