Priti Patel announces independent inquiry into Sarah Everard murder and Wayne Couzens

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Priti Patel today announced there will be an independent inquiry into the ‘systematic failures’ that allowed Wayne Couzens to serve as a police officer and murder Sarah Everard. The Home Secretary said ‘recent tragic events have exposed unimaginable failures in policing’. She said that the public ‘have a right to know’ why Couzens was able to be employed by the Metropolitan Police.

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In This Story: Sarah Everard

Sarah Everard, a 33-year-old marketing executive, left a friend’s home in the Clapham neighborhood of London at 9 p.m. on March 3 2021. She never arrived at her Brixton home, some 50 minutes walk away. It was later discovered she had been kidnapped, raped and murdered by an off duty Metropolitan Police officer, Wayne Couzens, who, after his arrest in June, in July 2021 pleaded guilty to all three offences, and was imprisoned for life without parole.

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  • In This Story: Wayne Couzens

    Wayne Couzens, who was a Metropolitan Police officer at the time, kidnapped Sarah Everard on the evening of 3 March as she was walking home in London, UK.

    On 8 June 2021 Wayne Couzens, 48, pleaded guilty to the kidnap and rape of Ms Everard and on 9 July 2021 pleaded guilty to her murder.

    He was later sentenced to life imprisonment, without parole.

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