French couple sentenced to life for murdering au-pair in London

London (AFP) – A French couple living in London who murdered their au-pair and tried to dispose of the body by burning it in their back garden have been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 30 years.

The Old Bailey court in London sentenced Sabrina Kouider, who is undergoing psychiatric treatment in hospital, and Ouissem Medouni for the September 2017 killing of 21-year-old Sophie Lionnet.

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