Police gave more time to question the man about the investigation into Bobbi-Anne McLeod.

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Police gave more time to question the man about the investigation into Bobbi-Anne McLeod.

Police were given more time to question a 24-year-old man on suspicion of the murder of Bobbi-Anne McLeod after a second suspect was released.

Ms. McLeod, 18, was missing after leaving her home in Leigham, Plymouth, around 6 p.m. on Saturday to catch a bus into town.

Her friends she was supposed to meet raised the alarm when she didn’t arrive.

After a three-day search, a body believed to be the teenager’s was found near Bovisand, South Hams on Tuesday – less than a 30-minute drive from her disappearance.

Police are believed to be investigating whether Ms. McLeod was picked up by a stranger while she was waiting at a bus stop on Sheepstor Road near her home.

Police confirmed Thursday that a 26-year-old man arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder was released from custody without further action.

A 24-year-old man is in police custody on suspicion of murder based on an arrest warrant.

Devon and Cornwall Police Assistant Nikki Leaper is expected to provide an update on the case later Thursday.

A candlelit vigil is planned for the teenage girl on Thursday at 6 p.m. near the bus stop where she was probably last seen.

Policemen in white forensic suits were seen searching fingertips on grassy banks around a bus stop and pedestrian underpass where Ms. McLeod was last seen nearly five days ago.

People continued to come throughout the morning to plant flowers for the teenager on a strip of grass across from the bus stop.

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