Remains discovered within the loft house of a home have been confirmed to be these of lacking teenager Leah Croucher.
Leah Croucher, 19, disappeared on her strategy to work in Milton Keynes on 15 February, 2019.
A homicide investigation was launched final week after the invention of the stays in a home within the metropolis in Buckinghamshire.
A put up mortem examination final week didn’t uncover her reason behind demise and investigations are persevering with, police stated.
Items belonging to Ms Croucher had been present in a home in Loxbeare Drive, Furzton, which is a couple of minutes away from her house.
Senior Investigating Officer Detective Superintendent Kevin Brown, head of the foremost crime unit at Thames Valley Police, stated: “After a difficult process, we are now in a position to formally confirm that the body found in Loxbeare Drive last week is that of Leah.”
Ms Croucher’s household continued to be supported by specifically educated officers and up to date on each growth, Mr Brown stated.
“The grief and shock of Leah’s family and friends is unimaginable, and they have shown enormous courage, patience and dignity over the last three years and eight months while our search for Leah continued.
“Our darkest fears have come true”
Ms Croucher’s dad and mom, Claire and John, laid flowers on the property the place her stays had been discovered as they revealed how their “darkest fears had come true”.
They stated they might “cherish her memories forever”, writing in a message: “Our darkest fears have come true, we only need to be apart a little longer. We have so missed you for so long already.
“The future seems so bleak now we all know we are going to by no means see your smile or hear your laughter once more. We will cherish your reminiscences endlessly. We love you. Mum and Dad xx xx”.
Her grandparents also left roses near the house along with a handwritten note saying: “Our darling, we are going to by no means cease in search of solutions. Will love and miss you all the time.”