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Police are being investigated over concerns they failed to act thoroughly on reported sightings of the schoolgirl Amber Peat before she was found dead.
It's just under three weeks since the body of 13-year-old Amber was found by officers less than a mile from her home in Mansfield - three days after she went missing.
Amber was found hanged after vanishing from her home following a row with her mother and stepfather. The police watchdog is investigating whether officers missed opportunities to find her. Sally Simpson reports.
Nottinghamshire Police says it has voluntarily referred itself to the IPCC in relation to its handling of the Amber Peat case.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has launched an investigation into Nottinghamshire Police's response to the disappearance of tragic Mansfield teenager Amber Peat.
It is believed the force voluntarily requested that a review is carried out by the watchdog.
Amber, 13, went missing from her home in Mansfield earlier this month. Her body was found after a four-day search. Test revealed the cause of death as hanging.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of malicious communication following the publication of an offensive Facebook post.
The man, who lives in the London area, is accused of making the post on social media during the inquiry to find missing school girl Amber Peat.
The man was arrested by the Metropolitan Police and is currently in custody.
An inquest into the death of a 13-year-old schoolgirl from Mansfield has heard her injuries are consistent with hanging.
Amber Peat's body was discovered last week after a four-day search. She had gone missing after a family row over chores.
The inquest was adjourned to a later date for further tests to be carried out.
A vigil in the town on Monday raised £955 to go towards her funeral costs.
An inquest will open today into the death of Mansfield teenager Amber Peat.
The body of the 13-year-old was discovered last week after a four-day search. Tests revealed the cause of death as hanging.
Earlier this week, residents held a vigil and raised £995 for her funeral.
A candlelit walk is being held tonight to raise money for the funeral of Amber Peat.
The 13 year-old from Mansfield went missing from her home 9 days ago. Her body was discovered 3 days later. An inquest into her death is due to be opened on Wednesday.
As the community in Mansfield struggles to come to terms with what has happened a charity has urged young people and parents to ask for help. Rajiv Popat reports.
If you have been affected by any of the issues in this article, you can call Childline on 0800 1111 or visit the website.
A candelight walk will take place this evening to raise money for the funeral of Amber Peat.
The 13-year-old was found dead last week less than a mile from her home in Mansfield. She had been missing for three days. Hundreds of local people and more than 400 police officers were involved in the search for her.
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A misconduct hearing heard the officer text an acquaintance about the discovery of the missing teen's body before it was made public.
Tributes to missing 13-year-old Mansfield girl Amber Peat have been placed close to where a body was found.