Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard

UK

Former Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens has admitted to the kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard at the Old Bailey.

Sarah, 33, vanished while walking home from a friend’s house in Clapham, south London, in March.

Couzens, 48, appeared at the Old Bailey on Tuesday morning when he entered the guilty pleas.

Appearing via video link from Belmarsh Prison, he wore khaki trousers and a grey sweatshirt.

Members of the Ms Everard’s family where in court to hear the defendant make the pleas.

There is set to be another hearing on 9 July.

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