Wales

Matthew Hicks denies murdering adoptive daughter, 18 months

Matthew Scully Hicks Image copyright Wales News Service

A man has denied murdering his 18-month-old adoptive daughter.

Matthew Scully Hicks, 31, entered a not guilty plea to the charge at Cardiff Crown Court on Friday.

Mr Hicks is accused of killing Elsie Scully Hicks on 29 May, 2016.

A trial has been fixed for 12 June and it is expected to last four weeks. Mr Hicks was released on bail.