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Image caption Louise Smith was described as a "lovely girl with a heart of gold" by a friend. Friends and neighbours of a missing teenager have said they are "devastated" after a body was found in woodland. The 16-year-old, named locally as Louise Smith, was last seen on 8 May - VE Day- Havant, Hampshire. Officers discovered the remains in Havant Thicket on Thursday. Formal identification has yet to take place. Forensic officers continue to search the woods and a flat in Somborne Drive, where Louise was last seen. Mandy Ferdinando, who had known Louise since she was a young girl, laid flowers at the entrance to the thicket. She told the Press Association: "She was a lovely girl with a heart of gold. Full story

22 May