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Alfie Steele Biography
Who was Alfie Steele ?
A MOTHER and her boyfriend have been accused of murdering her nine-year-old son and of a series of crimes of child cruelty.
Alfie Steele was discovered in the family home in Droitwich, Worcs, on February 18 of last year.
He was rushed to hospital in critical condition, but could not be saved and died shortly after.
Arrested and Charged
His mother, Carla Scott, 34, and his partner, Dirk Howell, 39, have now been charged with murder, causing or allowing the death of a child and child cruelty.
The couple are accused of “deliberately assaulting, mistreating, neglecting and abandoning” Alfie in the run-up to his death.
Alfie was said to be in “significant risk of serious bodily harm” and Scott “caused his death by his own unlawful act” or “took no action” to protect him.
Both also face a charge of cruelty towards a person under the age of 16 between July 13, 2019 and February 18, 2021.
They are due to appear in Worcester Crown Court on February 25.
Tributes flooded the football and rugby freak Alfie after the tragedy.
His grandfather Paul Scott said: “We are completely devastated by the loss of Alfie, he had a smile that would melt butter.
“He was intelligent and inquisitive, and brave as a lion; he was a good Christian boy who was full of God.
“He would never be scared of anything and he was not afraid.
“He loved Worcester Warriors Rugby Club and I will always have my fond memories of taking him to see Arsenal games.
“I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone related to the investigation, they have all been very professional and the media have been respectful and have allowed us time as a family to cry.
“Thank you for the continued support of the community, that he has sent stuffed animals and good wishes.”
Alfie’s brother and sisters said, “Alfie was a smart kid and was always creative and imaginative.
“We loved watching videos and playing soccer with him and we’re going to miss telling him to shut up at night.
“We love him and he will always be in our hearts.”