Officers met “called murdered sisters” Bibaa Henry and Nicole Smallman “dead birds” in WhatsApp messages
The bodies of two brutally murdered sisters in a north London park have been described by two Met agents as “dead birds” in WhatsApp messages, a misconduct panel has learned.
PC Deniz Jaffer, 47, and PC Jamie Lewis, 33, have previously admitted to taking and sharing photos of Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, after their bodies were discovered at Fryent Country Park at Wembley in June 2020.
The couple were sent to guard the crime scene after the bodies of the two sisters were found.
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Bibaa and Nicole were celebrating Bibaa’s birthday when they were repeatedly stabbed violently by 19-year-old Danyal Hussein.
He then dragged their bodies into bushes and left them with their limbs entwined in a deliberate act to defile them to death.
Bibaa’s boyfriend, Adam Stone, 35, discovered the sister’s bodies after he became concerned when she did not return home with her bearded dragon.
Danyal of Blackheath, was convicted of the murders and was jailed for life with a minimum sentence of 35 years last month.
Jaffer and Lewis responded to allegations of misconduct at the Met’s Empress Building in west London on Wednesday November 24, the BBC reports.
At the hearing, PC Helen Tierney said Jaffer and Lewis left the cordon they were instructed to keep and took photos of the bodies of the deceased sisters, although they did not have “the authority or police purpose to do so “.
She revealed how Lewis sent a WhatsApp message that read, “Sadly I’m sitting next to two birds that died with stab wounds.”
This was followed by Jaffer messaging a WhatsApp group explaining, “I’m here now, I’ll try to take pictures of the dead birds.”
The panel learned that Lewis “confidently” denied taking any photos when questioned after his arrest, but images were later found on his phone.
None of the officers attended the hearing and instead sent a joint letter to Assistant Commissioner Helen Ball, presiding officer, who said “no response or explanation” had been received for their actions. .
Jaffer resigned from his police station last August, but Lewis remains forcibly suspended.
The hearing continues.
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