A Hatfield father has denied murdering his four-year-old daughter.

Carl Wheatley was charged in March with the murder of Alexa-Marie Quinn, after she was found with fatal injuries at the home they shared in Queen Bee Court 12 March 12.

She was taken to the Lister Hospital in Stevenage, where she later died.

Wheatley appeared at St Albans Crown Court today and denied murdering Alexa.

A trial is due to start on September 2.