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A former police officer who has been jailed for life for the kidnapping, rape and murder of a woman in London when she went home now faces four charges of indecent exposure, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said on Friday.
The alleged offenses took place in the Swanley area of south-east England in late January and February last year, just before Wayne Couzens killed Sarah Everard on March 3.
“Following a referral of evidence by the Metropolitan Police, the CPS has endorsed four charges of indecent exposure,” Rosemary Ainslie, head of the CPS’s special crime department, said in a statement against Couzens.
Couzens, who served in the force’s diplomatic protection unit, will appear in court in London on April 13.
He was sentenced in September last year to life in prison for the murder of Everard and will be formally charged with the new offenses on a date yet to be set, police said.
Couzens falsely arrested her when she went home in south London, on the pretext that she had broken coronavirus restrictions.
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The deadly British policeman is accused of indecent exposure
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