A body found in woodland in Kent has been identified as that of Sarah Everard.
Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Nick Ephgrave made the announcement outside Scotland Yard on Friday.
He said: “On Wednesday evening detectives investigating the disappearance of Sarah Everard discovered a body secreted in woodland in Kent.
“The body has now been recovered and a formal identification procedure has been undertaken.
I can now confirm that it is the body of Sarah Everard.”
A serving police officer Wayne Couzens, 48, is in custody on suspicion of murder.