Policeman charged with kidnapping and murdering Sarah Everard to appear in court today

UK

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has been charged with murdering and kidnapping Sarah Everard, who went missing in south London last week.

Wayne Couzens, 48, will appear before Westminster Magistrates’ Court tomorrow.

Ms Everard 33, went missing while walking to her home in Brixton from the nearby Clapham Junction area on Wednesday 3 March.

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Wayne Couzens will appear in court tomorrow

She had been at a friend’s house when she left the property in Leathwaite Road around 9pm.

The last known sighting of the marketing executive was captured on a doorbell camera just after 9.30pm showing her walking alone toward Tulse Hill.

Her body was found in woodland near Ashford, Kent, a week later.

The news on Friday evening comes just hours after police confirmed that human remains found in a woodland area in Kent were those of the missing 33-year-old.

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