Updated March 27, 2021 at 1:35 p.m.
- According to a media report, Duchess Kate is said to have sent a letter to Sarah Everard’s family.
- The 33-year-old was murdered a few weeks ago.
- The relatives of Everard are said to have been “extremely touched” by the letter from the Duchess.
According to a newspaper report, the British Duchess Kate (39) wrote to the relatives of crime victim Sarah Everard. “Kate’s letter was deeply personal and heartfelt,” the Daily Mirror newspaper quoted an unnamed source on Saturday. The Kensington Palace announced that it did not want to comment on “private correspondence”.
The 33-year-old Sarah Everard was allegedly kidnapped and killed by a police officer from a street in south London in early March. Her body was found about a week later, 80 kilometers southeast in Kent. The suspect is in custody. Kate had laid flowers in memory of the young woman during a vigil.
Relatives are said to be “extremely touched” by Kate’s letter
The wife of Prince William (38) expressed her sadness about the loss that Sarah’s family and friends experienced, it said. “She wrote that she knew that words couldn’t change what happened.” But she wanted to let the relatives know that she and Sarah are on her mind.
Before her relationship with William, Kate lived with her sister Pippa Middleton in an apartment just a few miles from the area where Sarah Everard disappeared.
The media reported that Kate remembered what it was like to walk the streets alone as a young woman in the evening. From the environment of Sarah Everard’s family it was said according to “Mirror” that the letter “extremely touched” the relatives. (dpa / thp)