Wimbledon father admits strangling daughter with dressing gown cord
Robert Peters, 55, is accused of attacking Sophia at their family home near Wimbledon, south-west London, on 3 November last year.
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, denied murder but admitted manslaughter.
Prosecutor Deanna Heer said the plea was not accepted and there will be a trial at the Old Bailey from 23 April.
Peters was remanded in custody.