Sat. Jan 22nd, 2022

There is no known connection between the murdered teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod and a man arrested on suspicion of her murder, police say.

Bobbi-Anne disappeared after being last seen alive at a bus stop in Leigham, Plymouth, around noon. 18 Saturday night when she was on her way to meet a friend in the city center.

A body believed to be the 18-year-old was found on Tuesday afternoon at Bovisand – a beach about seven kilometers from where she was last seen.

Two men aged 24 and 26 were arrested on suspicion of murder.

The 26-year-old man was previously released from custody without charge after being eliminated from the homicide investigation.

Police have been given more time to question the 24-year-old suspect.

Assistant Chief Constable Nikki Leaper said: “I can confirm that at present there is no known connection between the suspect and the victim and I would like to assure the public that at present we are not looking for others in this case. “

Crime investigators at Sheepstor Road in Plymouth after the body of a woman were on the hunt for missing Plymouth teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod, who has not been seen since Saturday night.  Image Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2021.
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Crime investigators in Plymouth after the body of a woman was found in the search for missing teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod

Ms McLeod’s brother, Lee, formerly paid tribute to his sister on social media, writes: “You did not deserve this.”

He shared photos of the two as children in an emotional post.

He said, “Until we meet again sister. I love you.

“You did not deserve this, such a beautiful and talented girl, and to have you as my little sister, the adventure and journey we had been on will always be appreciated.

“Now take it easy.”

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