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27th May, 2022

Pair charged with murder over death of nine-year-old Droitwich boy Alfie

Tristan Harris 20th Jan, 2022 Updated: 1st Mar, 2022

TWO PEOPLE have been charged in relation to the death of nine-year-old Alfie from Droitwich.

Carla Scott, 34, and Dirk Howell, 40, have both been charged with murder and causing or allowing the death of a child.

The charges relate to an incident in Droitwich on February 18 last year.

The pair have also both been charged with cruelty to a person aged under 16 between July 13, 2019 and February 18, 2021.

They were remanded in custody to appear at Worcester Crown Court on February 25.


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