Body found in search for missing 18-year-old girl in Plymouth
Bobbi-Anne had been missing since November 20th.
A body has been found in the search for missing teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod.
The 18-year-old had been missing since Saturday, November 20th.
Police discovered a body near Bovisand after receiving information that they should investigate.
They have arrested two men, aged 24 and 26.
They remain in police custody.
18-year-old Bobbi-Anne was due to meet her friends on Saturday, but she never showed up.
She left her home in Leigham, Plymouth at 6 pm on November 20th. The teen was meant to catch a bus into the city centre.
Her friends raised concerns when she failed to meet them.
An extensive search was conducted by Devon and Cornwall police across Plymouth.
Following the tragic news this evening that a body of a young women found on Bovisand Beach is thought to be missing girl Bobbi-Anne McLeod from Leigham, Cllr Nick Kelly expresses his sadness on behalf of the people of #Plymouth 🖤 pic.twitter.com/p3RA82XP58
— Plymouth City Council (@plymouthcc) November 23, 2021
Police confirmed a body was found and a murder investigation has now been launched.
"The body of a woman was located near Bovisand, South Hams during searches by police officers. These searches were carried out following information received by police," officers stated.
Formal identification has yet to be carried out, but Bobbi-Anne McLeod's family are aware of this development.
Investigators are supporting her family during this unthinkable time.
Bobbi-Anne's brother Lee penned a touching tribute after the untimely death of his sister.
Alongside a photo of the pair as children, he wrote: "Until we meet again sis. I love you."
"You didn't deserve this, such a beautiful and talented girl," he continued.
He said he will always treasure the adventures and journeys they shared.
"Now go rest easy," her brother added.
We are keeping her loved ones in our thoughts.