Brit cop turned killer Wayne Couzens harbored goals of stardom that included hopes of showing on the silver display.
Couzens, 48, as soon as auditioned to be a gun-toting actor in what The Solar of London described as a “low-budget gangster flick.”
The firearms officer pleaded responsible Friday to killing 33-year-old promoting govt Sarah Everard in a case that has gripped the UK. Couzens kidnapped the lady after she left a good friend’s home in South London in March. He will likely be sentenced in September.
A photograph alleged to be from the film audition reveals Couzens dealing with a mobile phone as if it had been a handgun in an obvious effort to impress administrators.
Childhood mates instructed The Solar that Couzens additionally dreamed of turning into a rock star and was nicknamed Johnny Rotten – famed frontman for The Intercourse Pistols – due to his ginger hair.
Couzens was additionally accused of indecent publicity in 2015, in response to latest reviews. Kent Police are being investigated for his or her dealing with of the cost.
Nonetheless, Couzens’ admission that he kidnapped, raped and murdered Everard has apparently shocked long-time acquaintances.
“He’s the final particular person I’d anticipate to see linked to it,” one good friend instructed The Solar. “He was all the time a bit unusual, he by no means stated a lot. However he was nonetheless a really good man, fully innocent. It makes this all much more chilling and mystifying.”
Everard was kidnapped in London on March 3 and her physique discovered two weeks later greater than 50 miles away in Kent. Officers report that she had been strangled.