Louise Smith: Man arrested on suspicion of teen's murder after she went missing on VE Day
27 May 2020, 11:07
A man has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of Louise Smith, police have said.
The 16-year-old had been missing since the 8 May VE Day bank holiday when she was spotted in Somborne Drive, Havant, in Hampshire.
Her body was discovered two weeks later in nearby woodland, and detectives launched a murder investigation.
The 29-year-old suspect is currently being held by police for questioning.
A 29-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Louise was last spotted on CCTV entering a Tesco Metro store on Greywell Road shortly before 7.30pm on Thursday 7 May.