Police investigating the disappearance of Kayleigh Haywood have discovered a body in a field in Ibstock, Leicestershire.
The body was discovered by Police at around 20:00 GMT on Wednesday, the teenager’s family have been informed of the discovery, although formal identification has not yet taken place.
Chief Superintendent David Sandall, Head of Crime, said: “We have discovered a body in a field. While formal identification has yet to take place, Kayleigh’s family are aware of the discovery and enquiries are continuing”
15 year old Kayleigh Haywood from Measham, has not been seen since about 18:00 GMT on Friday 13 November, when she was dropped off outside Ibstock Community College.
She called her family on the phone the following morning, but no trace of her has been seen since.
Since she was reported missing, police have found Kayleigh’s mobile phone and items of clothing in different areas.
Police have been granted another 36 hours to question two men, aged 27 and 28, arrested on suspicion of murder.
They were originally arrested on suspicion of kidnap, and have now been re-arrested on suspicion of murder. They remain in police custody.