After a three-year search for Milton Keynes teen Leah Croucher, detectives have found human remains.
Police have ploughed through 1,200 hours of CCTV footage and 4,000 house-to-house inquiries since Leah went missing in February 2019 while she was on her way to work.
On Wednesday October 12 this year, police found items that belonged to the teenager at a house in the Furzton area of Milton Keynes after searching in the area since Monday.
Here's a look at the full timeline of events that have occurred since Leah went missing in 2019.
February 15, 2019
Teenager Leah is last seen on her way to work as she leaves her home on Quantock Crescent, Emerson Valley, Milton Keynes, at around 8am.
However, she fails to show up to work and is seen for the last time on CCTV footage on Buzzacott Lane just after 8am, with the last activity on her phone recorded at just after 8.30am.
Leah is then reported missing by her mother and father, John and Claire Croucher, after she fails to return home from work that evening.
Leah's parents had last seen their daughter at 10pm the day before, which was Valentine's Day.
February 22, 2019
The teen's parents issue an emotional public appeal to find their daughter as no information on their daughter's whereabouts was found during the initial investigation.
In the emotional call for information, the parents say they are "beside themselves with worry" and that their daughter's disappearance is "highly unusual".
March 8, 2019
Police working on the investigation release images of similar clothing that Leah was wearing on the day she disappeared.
The teen was last seen wearing a black coat, skinny black jeans, black Converse trainers and carrying a small black rucksack.
Fifty police officers then trawled through multiple hours of CCTV footage to try and piece together what had happened to Leah.
April 16, 2019
Two months on from Leah's disappearance, Thames Valley Police reveal that Leah may have been seen "angry, upset and crying" by a lake near her home on the day she disappeared.
Three new witnesses then come forward, reporting that they saw a woman matching Leah's description between 9.30am and 11.15am on the day she disappeared by Furzton Lake.
Two of the witnesses were walking together near the lake and claimed they saw a young woman who was "visibly angry, upset and crying".
October 9, 2019
Police begin their search using dive teams, drones and search dogs at the lake in the Blue Lagoon nature reserve in Bletchley.
Officers launched the search after a member of the public came forward after they reportedly saw a grey hooded top in the area.
October 24, 2019
After two weeks of searching the lake, the police conclude the operation after they did not find any items that belonged to Leah.
November 16, 2019
Leah's brother Haydon dies, with a coroner later concluding that he took his own life.
During the inquest into his death, which took place earlier this year, the ordeal of dealing with Leah's disappearance was stated as one of the reasons for his suicide.
February 14, 2020
Leah's parents renew their appeal to find their daughter one year on from her disappearance.
Leah's father reveals during the appeal that he knows someone who has vital information about his daughter, issuing them with an ultimatum.
He said: "I know for a fact there's a certain person out there that is keeping evidence from the police and it's time for him to give it up now. A year of withholding information – it's not on any more.
"I will name him. If the police don't like it, tough. I will name him if he doesn't come forward soon with the information they need."
March 23, 2021
Two years on from the disappearance, the reward money to help find the teenager doubles to £20,000 alongside a fresh appeal to find missing Leah.
February 15, 2022
On the third anniversary of her disappearance, police release a new image of Leah which is believed to have been captured on the day she went missing.
The blurry picture, which was taken at Furzton Lake, shows a person dressed in all black, who may or may not have been Leah, on the day she disappeared.
March 16, 2022
A month after the image was released, Police say they have "real optimism" for the investigation after tracing a dog walker who was photographed near the lake where Leah went missing.
As a result, officers re-release more photographs to hopefully track down other people who may have information on Leah's disappearance.
October 10, 2022
A member of the public calls Thames Valley Police, alerting them to an address in Loxbeare Drive in Furzton, Milton Keynes.
Officers begin to search the property.
October 12, 2022
Detectives arrive at the home in Furzton, with forensic officers pitching up a tent in the driveway.
A murder investigation is then launched after human remains are found, alongside a rucksack and personal possessions belonging to Leah Croucher.
The police are continuing to keep Leah's family updated throughout their investigation.
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