South East Wales

Daughter facing murder trial over father's fire death

Police officer outside the house in Llanrumney

A 28-year-old woman is to stand trial accused of murdering her father who died after a house fire.

Robert Sadler, 59, was killed by the blaze at his home at Llanrumney in Cardiff on 10 January, 2016.

Emma Sadler appeared at Cardiff Crown Court via video-link and pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, manslaughter and arson on Thursday.

A trial date was set for 13 March and she was remanded to a hospital in West Sussex.

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