Dorset

Harry House death: Man denies toddler murder

Harry House Image copyright Dorset Police
Image caption Harry House died after being found seriously ill at a house in Broadmayne on 26 May

A man has denied the murder of a toddler who died after he was found seriously ill at a house in Dorset.

Joseph Eke pleaded not guilty to the murder of Harry House when he appeared at Winchester Crown Court via video link earlier.

Harry, two, died in hospital after paramedics were called to Main Street, Broadmayne, near Dorchester, on 26 May.

Mr Eke, the partner of Harry's mother, was remanded in custody. He will next appear before the court on 16 January.

His trial has been set for 28 February.

Image caption Police attended the property where Harry House was found injured

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