On 9 March 2021, Wayne Couzens, a Metropolitan Police officer with the Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection unit, was arrested in Deal, Kent, firstly on suspicion of Everard's kidnapping and later on suspicion of her murder. On 10 March, her remains were discovered in woodland near Ashford in Kent.Who is Wayne Couzens and what did he do to Sarah Everard?
Ex-PC Wayne Couzens was handed a whole-life term in September after kidnapping, raping and murdering the 33-year-old. Couzens abducted Ms Everard as she walked home from a friend's house in Clapham, south London, on the evening of March 3.What has Priti Patel said about Wayne Couzens?
Priti Patel has announced there will be an independent inquiry into the 'systematic failures' that allowed Wayne Couzens to serve as a Met police officer. The Home Secretary said that 'recent tragic events have exposed unimaginable failures in policing'.Who is Robert Couzens and what did he do?
At a hearing on 9 July, Couzens pleaded guilty to murder. On video-link from Belmarsh Prison, he kept his head down and was shaking slightly. It was reported that he had hired a car and bought a roll of self-adhesive film, "strong enough to hold carpets down", days before the murder.