A 24-year-old man has appeared in courtroom charged with the homicide of Bobbi-Anne McLeod who disappeared in Plymouth as she made her option to meet pals.
physique, believed to be that of the lacking 18-year-old, was found on Tuesday afternoon near the seaside at Bovisand, about seven miles from the place she was final seen.
Cody Ackland, carrying a gray tracksuit and a blue face masks, appeared at Plymouth Magistrates’ Courtroom on Friday and was remanded into custody to seem on the metropolis’s crown courtroom on Monday.
The defendant spoke solely to verify his identify, handle and date of start through the quick listening to.
Chair of the magistrates Louise Ferris informed him: “Mr Ackland, you’re being despatched for trial on the crown courtroom sitting at Plymouth and you’ll seem there for a preliminary listening to and you’re remanded in custody till November 29.”
Devon and Cornwall Police stated the household of the sufferer had been knowledgeable of the cost and have been being supported by specialist officers.
Ms McLeod left her house in Leigham at about 6pm on Saturday November 20 and was final seen ready at a bus cease near her home as she made her method into city.
A whole bunch of individuals gathered by the spot she was final seen to carry a candlelit vigil in her reminiscence.
A financial institution of flowers dotted with candles has been laid by native residents over the previous few days.
Donna McLeod, the sufferer’s mom, was very distressed through the vigil however was capable of thank the gang for all of the love and assist her household has acquired over the previous couple of days.
“Thanks for doing every thing to try to discover her and produce our child house,” she stated.