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Wealthy antiques dealer admits strangling daughter Sophia Peters, 7, at home

Sophia was found in a critical condition in Wimbledon but later died from her injuries (Picture: Central News)

A wealthy antiques dealer has admitted strangling his seven-year-old daughter with a dressing gown cord.

Robert Peters, 55, allegedly attacked Sophia while they were alone at the £1 million family home in Wimbledon, south-west London, on November 3 last year.

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Sophia was rushed to St George’s Hospital in Tooting and placed on a life support machine but died the following day.

Peters, of Blenheim Road, appeared before Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC for a plea hearing… Read the full story

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