A body has been found by police searching for a missing teenager from Wimborne in Dorset. Amy Latham, 18, was last seen at her home in Walford Gardens on Monday afternoon. Police say a body has been found in woods near her home, which is believed to be Amy.
Her next of kin and the coroner have been informed. The death is not being treated as suspicious.
Police are gravely concerned for the welfare of missing teenage girl Amy Latham.
The 18-year-old was last seen at 7:30am yesterday morning at her home along Watford Gardens in Wimborne.
Chief Inspector Debbie Marsden of Dorset Police said, "I understand that Amy has been very upset recently and her family is concerned that she may come to some harm.
“She took her mobile and last made contact with a friend at 2.30pm but since then we have been unable to contact her. She did not take any money or clothes and she does not have access to a car.
"It is important that Amy, or anyone who knows of Amy's whereabouts, comes forward as soon as possible."
Amy has been described as six feet tall and of slim build. She has dark shoulder length hair which she normally wears down. It is believed that she may be wearing black skinny jeans and a dark coloured hoody.
Anyone with information should call Dorset Police on 101 quoting incident number 30:363.
Ashleigh Lewendon, aged 16, was last seen on Friday last week at a property in Radstock Road, at around 9.55pm. Ashleigh is white, 5ft 1ins, with long red hair, of slim build, with blue eyes and has a piercing in the centre of her bottom lip. Ashleigh has links to the Reading area.
If you have seen Ashleigh or have any information about her whereabouts please call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting URN 1674 21/3.