Brother pays heartfelt tribute to ‘beautiful’ sister Bobbi-Anne McLeod as her body is discovered.
THE eldest brother of a teen girl who vanished from a bus stop has paid a heartfelt tribute to his “beautiful” sister.
Bobbi-Anne McLeod vanished on her way to meet friends in the city centre last Saturday evening after leaving her home in Plymouth.
Police discovered a woman’s body near Bovisand, South Hams, last night, according to Devon and Cornwall Police.
While no formal identification has been made, Bobbi-Anne’s family has been informed of the situation and is being assisted by investigators.
On suspicion of murder, two men have been arrested.
Ms McLeod’s brother, Lee McLeod, paid tribute to his “beautiful and talented” sister with a heartbreaking childhood photo of the two of them.
In their primary school uniforms, the two siblings were smiling in the photograph.
“Until we meet again sis,” Mr McLeod wrote in a message attached to the photo.
You are one of my favorite people.
“You didn’t deserve this, such a beautiful and talented girl, and having you as my little sister, the adventure and journey we shared will be treasured forever.”
Ms McLeod’s brother appealed for help on social media when she first went missing.
“I’m begging everyone single person in Plymouth to help me search everywhere search everything,” he wrote in one post.
“My f***ing sister has been kidnapped.”
“Please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please, please tell me if you
Officers were seen on grassland yesterday performing meticulous fingertip searches.
A bus stop was where the teenager’s headphones and a pouch of tobacco were discovered.
“This is weighing heavily on the people of Plymouth tonight, it really is,” Chief Superintendent Matt Longman said in reference to her disappearance.
“And I’d just like to send my condolences to Bobbi-Anne’s friends and family; that actually feels like an inadequate thing to say at this time.”
Meanwhile, the incident was described as “devastating” by Luke Pollard, Labour MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport.
“The discovery of a body in the search for missing Bobbi-Anne is devastating news for our city,” he wrote on Twitter.
“My heartfelt condolences and best wishes go out to you and your family.”
“We’re waiting for word from the police, but it’s another bleak day for our city.”
“Let us band together like we did after Keyham.”