A London police officer handcuffed a woman in a fake arrest before raping and killing her, prosecutors say
- The officer who killed Sarah Everard captured her while making a fake arrest, prosecutors said.
- Wayne Couzens has pleaded guilty to kidnapping, raping, and killing her.
- A prosecutor said he handcuffed Everard and showed her his warrant card to get her in his car.
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The London police officer who kidnapped, raped, and killed Sarah Everard in March captured her by handcuffing her in a fake arrest, prosecutors said.
Prosecutor Tom Little said Wayne Couzens, who was then a serving Metropolitan police officer, handcuffed Everard and showed her his warrant card to get her in his car, before driving her to Kent and killing her, The Guardian reported .
"He detained, restrained and kidnapped Sarah Everard," Little said.
Everard's death dominated news headlines in the UK earlier this year, and sparked a nationwide conversation about women's safety.
She was 33 years old before she disappeared while walking home from a friend's house in Clapham, south London.
Couzens is due to be sentenced this week, the Met Police said .Read the original article on Insider