PC Deniz Jaffer shared pictures of two dead women with members of the public (Credit: Metropolitan Police)
PCs Deniz Jaffer, 47, of Hornchurch, and Jamie Lewis, 33, took inappropriate pictures of two murdered sisters and shared them on Whatsapp.
They had been ordered to guard the crime scene in Fryent Country Park, Wembley, where Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, were found dead in June 2020.
Instead they took six pictures of their bodies and superimposed Lewis’ face on one of them. PC Jaffer then shared the pictures with members of the public.
Lewis also wrote “unfortunately I’m sat next to two dead birds with stab wounds” on Whatsapp while Jaffer said “I’m here now I’ll try to take pictures of the dead birds”.
Both officers were sentenced at the Old Bailey on Monday, 6 December after having previously pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public office.
Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball said: “Our thoughts are once more with the family and friends of Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman. I am so sorry that during the most difficult time in their lives the actions of these two officers caused them so much additional pain and distress.
“Today former PCs Jaffer and Lewis have been punished for their actions which were utterly unprofessional, disrespectful and deeply insensitive.
“All of us in the Met and wider policing are horrified by their shameful behaviour.”
Danyal Hussein, 19, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 35 years for murdering Ms Henry and Ms Smallman in October.
He stabbed both victims while they were celebrating Ms Henry’s birthday in Fryent Country Park.
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