Murder investigation launched after body found in search for missing teenager

(Last Updated On: November 23, 2021)

Police have launched a murder investigation after a body was found in the search for a teenager missing from Plymouth.

Bobbi-Anne McLeod, 18, was reported missing to police on Saturday 20 November after she failed to meet with friends in Plymouth.

Bobbi-Anne McLeod Photo: Devon and Cornwall Police

A body was found today in the South Hams area by police. Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: “Sadly, earlier today 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.

“Formal identification has yet to be carried out but the family of Bobbi-Anne McLeod have been informed of this development and are being supported by investigators.

“Two men, aged 24 and 26 from Plymouth have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in police custody at this time.

“Enquiries remain ongoing in relation to this matter and anyone with information which may assist the ongoing investigation is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 706 22/11/21.”

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