Police have confirmed that a body was found in the hunt for an 18-year old woman missing from Plymouth.
Bobbi Anne McLeod went missing Saturday, after failing to make friends within the city.
Although police said that formal identification was not yet possible, Ms McLeod’s family had been informed.
Devon and Cornwall Police reported that two men (aged 24 and 26 respectively) were being held under suspicion for murder. They are both Plymouth residents.
Near Bovisand (South Hams), which is six miles away from the city center, was the body of a female.
Based on the information provided by the police, a search was conducted in this area.
The police helicopter supported officers as they conducted searches and inquires in Plymouth.
Over 10,000 Facebook friends joined the page to find McLeod.
Plymouth City Council’s leader Tweet:
Nick Kelly, Councillor said: “I’m sure that everyone will join me in saying that our thoughts and prayers are with the family of this tragically-selected woman.”
Plymouth Sutton Labour MP Luke Pollard (Labour) tweeted that it was devastating news for the city to learn of a body discovered as part of the hunt for Bobbi-Anne. I send my love and thoughts to the entire family.
We are still waiting for news from the police, but it is another bad day in our city. Let us all unite in the same spirit as Keyham.
According to police, investigations continue. Anyone with any information can contact them.
A press conference was held on Tuesday evening by Ch. Supt Matt Longman. He stated: “This really is heavy tonight on Plymouth’s people.
“And I just want to express my condolences to Bobbi-Anne’s family; it feels very inadequate to do so at this time.”
We are still trying to figure out exactly what happened in this incident.
He thanked both his team and the public for their dedication and efforts and said that they had worked tirelessly over the past few days trying to find Bobbi-Anne’s location.
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