United Kingdom cop charged with murder of 33-year-old woman
Mar 13 2021
A private ambulance (middle) amongst police vehicles at the search in an area of woodland in Ashford in Kent following the discovery of human remains in the hunt for missingwomanSarah Everard. Authorities said the next day that officers had found what they believe to be human remains in a wooded area in Kent.
Ms Everard's disappearance has triggered an outpouring of anger from women, determined to raise awareness that more needs to be done to make women feel safer.
This is a story that women returning home late at night will be able to identify with anywhere in the world.
Scotland Yard confirmed it had secured an application to extend his detention, while a woman in her 30s arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, has been released on bail to return to a police station on a date in mid-April.
A police officer has been arrested on suspicion of killing Everard.
"The rules are there for a reason, they are there to protect all of us from a virus that doesn't play by the rules, that as soon as we come together looks to transmit itself from one person to another person and in doing that also is giving significant opportunity to mutate".
The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IPOC) this week was commissioned to investigate whether Met officers responded appropriately to the indecent exposure, which is alleged to have occurred just days before Ms Everard went missing.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday he was shocked and deeply saddened by the developments.
Jessup says Everard's murder has "cruelly reminded us that we, as women in the United Kingdom, can have no expectation of safety as we go about our daily lives".
London's Metropolitan Police released this image of Sarah Everard after her disappearance last week
Some women shared tips and resources, like an app that is programmed to detect a "panic scream" and alert an emergency contact.
"I can now confirm that it is the body of Sarah Everard". "Do you know how scary as a woman it is to know that?"
Police have confirmed the body found last Wednesday is that of Ms. Everard.
Her calls for a curfew echoed those made during the Reclaim The Night rallies during the 70s in the United Kingdom, when members of the Women's Liberation Movement took to the streets in the wake of the Yorkshire Ripper murders.
"I understand that women in London and the wider public, particularly those in the area where Sarah went missing, will be anxious and may well be feeling frightened".
This attracted massive criticism from locals and social media users who called for better security, instead of imposing restrictions on women.
Twitter was also brimming with women sharing what that phrase meant to them, showing its dominance in women going out after dark. "I support a virtual vigil during the pandemic and I am arranging an event at 6pm in solidarity with women in Clapham and will have speakers to speak out on the issue of violence against women and girls". In England, she said, a woman is killed at the hands of a man every three days.
"I want to say now that this organisation and the men and women in it remained committed to protecting Londoners wherever they are in this city". "That doesn't sound rare to me".
A United Kingdom politician has suggested a 6 p.m. curfew for men after the suspected abduction and murder of 33-year-old Sarah Everard.