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# Sarah Everard

Last year
2022
# Court of Appeal
Ex-police officer Wayne Couzens loses appeal to whole-life sentence for murdering Sarah Everard
Couzens was handed a whole-life term last year for the rape and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard in Kent.
# Sarah Everard
Four prosecuted for ‘breaking Covid laws’ at vigil for murdered Sarah Everard
Policing of the vigil was heavily criticised after women were handcuffed on the ground and led away by officers.
# Wayne Couzens
Sarah Everard’s murderer Wayne Couzens charged with indecent exposure
The UK’s Crown Prosecution Service made the announcement today.
# London
Sarah Everard vigil organisers win High Court challenge against UK Police
Reclaim These Streets argued police decisions in the run up to their planned event, which they withdrew from, breached their rights.
Voices
Jane Monckton Smith: This week's tragedy in Tullamore should be Ireland's watershed moment
Ireland must address gender-based violence once and for all, Professor Jane Monckton Smith writes.
All time
# Sarah Everard
Met officer who murdered Sarah Everard lodges appeal against whole-life sentence
Wayne Couzens was handed a whole-life tariff in September after murdering the 33-year-old.
# Sarah Everard
Priti Patel backs emergency phone service to protect women as they walk home
The Mail reported the new “walk me home” service could be in operation by Christmas.
# Inquiry
Priti Patel announces inquiry into ‘systematic failures’ after Sarah Everard murder
Priti Patel was speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester.
# met police
Bus advice in wake of Everard murder ‘taken out of context’, Met Police chief says
Cressida Dick said she stands by the advice that was issued by the Met last week despite widespread criticism.
# Sarah Everard
Johnson says UK police system needs fixing over complaints by women and girls
The UK Prime Minister says women are ‘finding their lives lost to this system’ while police do not take their complaints seriously enough.
# Wayne Couzens
Police watchdog probes ‘offensive messages’ shared with Couzens before Sarah Everard murder
The material was said to be misogynistic, racist and homophobic.
# met police
Met Police in new Couzens probe as force vows to protect women and girls
A senior officer admitted a vetting check on Wayne Couzens was not done ‘correctly’ when he joined the Met in 2018.
# London
Met Police must answer ‘serious questions’ over Sarah Everard case, Patel says
The UK Home Secretary continued to back Cressida Dick amid calls for her resignation.
# Trial
Police officer who killed Sarah Everard will die in jail for her murder
Wayne Couzens admitted to raping and murdering the 33-year-old after snatching her in a false arrest.
# London
Police officer killed Sarah Everard after making ‘false arrest’, court told
Wayne Couzens was a serving Pc with the Metropolitan Police when he murdered Sarah Everard.
# London
Sarah Everard murderer PC Wayne Couzens sacked by Metropolitan Police
Couzens pleaded guilty on 9 July – Sarah was kidnapped, raped and murdered on 3 March.
# London
Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens pleads guilty to murder of Sarah Everard
Couzens kidnapped Everard in Clapham, south London, on the evening of 3 March.
# Old Bailey
Police officer pleads guilty to kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard
Wayne Couzens accepted responsibility for the killing of Ms Everard but was not asked to enter a plea to a charge of murder.
# Sarah Everard
Post-mortem finds that Sarah Everard died from compression of the neck
The 33-year-old was found dead in March after she had been missing for a week.
# Sarah Everard
British watchdog says police handling of Sarah Everard vigil was 'calm and professional'
The watchdog found that the force should have adopted “a more conciliatory response” amid criticism after the event.
# Sarah Everard
'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court
Everard was killed when walking home from a friend’s flat in London.
# London
Four people arrested amid further protests over policing of Sarah Everard vigil
Police urged the public to think carefully before any more protests.
# London
Hundreds of women leave tributes to Sarah Everard at Clapham Common
Demonstrators also gathered in central London to protest against the police’s handling of a vigil for Everard.
# London
UK policing minister defends under-pressure Met Police chief following vigil
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to chair a meeting of the government’s Crime and Justice Taskforce today.
# London
Met Police says 'enforcement was necessary' at Sarah Everard vigil amid mounting pressure
There has been condemnation of the policing of the vigil with the Home Secretary seeking a report on events.
# London
'Unspeakable scenes': Police criticised for tactics at London vigil for Sarah Everard
Hundreds of people had gathered to call for more to be done to tackle violence against women.
# Court
Metropolitan Police officer remanded in custody over death of Sarah Everard
Wayne Couzens appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court this morning.
# London
Police officer charged with the murder of Sarah Everard
The Metropolitan Police officer accused of her murder remains in custody.
# covid-19 restrictions
Organisers of vigil for Sarah Everard take legal action over ‘about-face by police’
Scotland Yard said it understands the ‘public’s strength of feeling’ and remains in discussion with organisers about whether a gathering can be held.
# indecent exposure
Met Police facing probe into handling of allegation against suspect in Sarah Everard case
The arrested officer was treated for a head injury sustained while in custody yesterday.
# London
Sarah Everard suspect taken to hospital after sustaining a head wound in custody
The Met Police officer is being held on suspicion of the 33-year-old’s kidnap and murder
# London
Met Police officer remains in custody over Sarah Everard disappearance as human remains found
The remains were found in an area of woodland in Ashford in Kent.
# Sarah Everard
Human remains found in hunt for missing Sarah Everard
The marketing executive went missing after leaving a friend’s home in Clapham late on 3 March.