Police confirm body found in woods is that of missing woman Sarah Everard

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Police investigating the disappearance of Sarah Everard have confirmed the body found in woodland in Kent is the missing woman.

Sarah had not been seen or heard from since she left her friend's house in Clapham, south London, at around 9pm on Wednesday, March 3.

Earlier this week, officers found human remains in woodland outside Ashford in Kent.

They have since been formally identified as the missing 33-year-old.

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Nick Ephgrave made the announcement outside Scotland Yard on Friday, March 12.

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."

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