The Metropolitan police said they believe they had enough DNA evidence to charge convicted killer Arnis Zalkalns with the murder of schoolgirl Alice Gross, had be still been alive today.
Detective Chief Inspector Andy Chalmers said his "most likely motive was sexual".
Zalkans was found dead in Boston Manor Park in west London on October 4 last year, following an international man-hunt. He had been identified by police as their chief suspect. ITV News reporter Sejal Karia is at the police briefing.
Police: no evidence #alicegross was sexual assaulted by Zalkans but implications are it was a sexual motive
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