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Head Of Metropolitan Police Launches Review Following Murder Of Sarah Everard

Image: Cressida Dick via @MetPoliceUK/Twitter

33 year-old was murdered by former Met officer

In England, the head of the Metropolitan Police says a review into her force's leadership and culture will take at least 6 months at least.

Cressida Dick has promised to rebuild the public's trust, after the murder of Sarah Everard.

The 33 year-old marketing executive was arrested, then raped & murdered by former officer Wayne Couzens.

48 year-old Couzens was sentenced to a whole life term for the killing.

In response to the conviction, Cressida Dick insists the force will be transparent, and will root out predatory officers.

The commissioner says investigations are already under way - including by the watchdog:

Elsewhere, an independent inquiry in the UK is going to look at the failures in policing which led to the murder of Ms. Everard.

The British Home Secretary has made the announcement, noting the public has a right to answers.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he's "totally fed up" with the UK's low rate of prosecutions for rape:

 

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