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Body found in search for missing teen, 18, as two men arrested

A body has been found in the search for missing teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod, who was reported missing after she did not meet up with friends as planned.

Police have arrested two men, aged 24 and 26 and both from Plymouth, on suspicion of murder.

Bobbi-Anne was reported missing to police on Saturday and since then there had been a major search to find her.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the body of a woman was located today near Bovisand, South Hampshire.

Police searched the scene after receiving information that they should investigate.

They said formal identification has yet to be carried out but Bobbi-Anne’s family have been told, and are being supported by investigators.

The two men arrested remain in police custody.

Police have launched a murder investigation following the discovery of a body during searches for missing 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod from #Plymouth. Two men remain in police custody.

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Plymouth Sutton and Devonport MP Luke Pollard tweeted: ‘It is devastating news for our city that a body has been discovered in the search for missing Bobbi-Anne.

‘My thoughts and love are with the family. We await news from the police but this is another dark day for our city. Let’s pull together in the same way we did after Keyham.’

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