Bobbi-Anne McLeod: Brother’s tribute to ‘beautiful’ sister as physique discovered and a pair of arrested

Devon and Cornwall Police introduced on Tuesday night that the physique of a lady had been situated throughout searches for lacking 18-year-old Bobbi-Anne McLeod, who vanished on Saturday

Bobbi-Anne McLeod's brother said she was "beautiful" and "talented"
Bobbi-Anne McLeod’s brother mentioned she was “beautiful” and “talented”

The brother of a youngster reported lacking has paid heartbreaking tribute to her after a physique was discovered.

Bobbi-Anne McLeod left her residence in Plymouth at about 6pm on Saturday night.

The 18-year-old had been because of catch a bus to the town centre to fulfill friends, who raised the alarm when she did not arrive.

A physique has now been discovered after Devon and Cornwall Police acquired a tip-off.

While formal identification is but to happen, Bobbi-Anne’s household have been knowledgeable.

Late final night time brother, Lee, shared a picture of the 2 of them as kids and wrote: “Until we meet again sis. I love you.

“You did not deserve this, such a fantastic and gifted woman and to have you ever as my little sister the journey and journey we had been on will all the time be treasured.

The 18-year-old was because of meet pals in Plymouth on Saturday

“Now go rest easy.”

Grieving family members added their ideas to the social media put up.

One particular person wrote: “I literally have no words – I am just so sorry that Bobbi was taken from you all before she had even lived her life.

“What a sort mild soul. Sending so a lot love and power to you all on the troublesome time – you’re all in our ideas.”

Two men aged 24 and 26, who are from Plymouth, have been arrested and remain in custody.

Chief Superintendent Matt Longman confirmed the discovery of a body “with nice unhappiness” at a press conference later on Tuesday evening, saying that it was “weighing heavy on the individuals of Plymouth”.

A Facebook page created to help find her attracted more than 10,000 members, though the group was deleted on Tuesday as per the family’s wishes, according to a person who helped set it up.

Lee paid an emotional tribute to his sister

Investigators mentioned the physique had been situated close to Bovisand in South Hams on the south coast of Devon after info was handed to the police.

Chief Superintendent Matt Longman mentioned: “This is weighing heavy on the people of Plymouth tonight, it really is.

“And I might similar to to ship my ideas to the family and friends of Bobbi-Anne; that really feels prefer it’s a comparatively insufficient factor to say at such a time.

“But we are continuing to do everything we can to understand exactly what’s happened around this event”.

He additionally thanked his groups and the general public for his or her “dedication and efforts” and “working hand-in-hand tirelessly really over the last few days to try and find the location of Bobbi-Anne”.

Plymouth MP, Luke Pollard, urged the group to tug collectively as that they had after the mass taking pictures within the Keyham space of the town this summer time.

The Labour MP for Plymouth Sutton & Devonport tweeted: “It is devastating news for our city that a body has been discovered in the search for missing Bobbi-Anne.

A big police operation was launched to seek out {the teenager}


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“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.”

Leader of Plymouth City Council, Councillor Nick Kelly, mentioned: “This is really tragic news. Bobbi-Anne McLeod was a young woman who had her whole life ahead of her. It is devastating that someone has chosen to take this away.

“I’m certain that the shock of this tragedy is not going to simply be felt in Leigham however throughout the entire of our metropolis and I do know that everybody will stand with me after I say that each one our ideas are along with her household and pals at this devastating time.”

He said to remember Ms McLeod, and show her friends and family that the city mourns with them, Smeaton’s Tower will on Wednesday evening be lit purple, the national colour used when shining a light on abuse and violence towards women.

Police have arrested two individuals on suspicion of homicide


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Jaden Bauer, 19, mentioned he and his household, who lived on the identical avenue as Ms McLeod, have been “devastated” to listen to the news.

He mentioned: “Bobbi was such a sweet individual, she shone bright amongst the rest and to hear she is no longer with us is truly heart breaking.

“I’m really horrified to listen to any person I do know, any person so candy and type be taken from us.”

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