A British cop on Friday pleaded guilty to murdering Sarah Everard after snatching her off a London street and raping her.
Wayne Couzens — a member of Scotland Yard’s armed Parliamentary and Diplomatic Protection Command unit — had already admitted at an earlier hearing to kidnapping and raping the 33-year-old marketing executive.
The 48-year-old London cop entered a guilty plea to murder Friday at London’s Central Criminal Court, appearing by video link from Belmarsh high-security prison.
Bearded and wearing a blue sweatshirt, he sat with his head bowed and answered “Guilty, ma’am” when asked how he pleaded.
His guilty pleas represented “truly genuine guilt and remorse for what he did,” his lawyer, James Sturman, told the court.
Sarah Everard was murdered by former British police officer Wayne Couzens.METROPOLITAN POLICE/AFP via Getty Images
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