Family of Leah Croucher make emotional plea on anniversary of her disappearance

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The family of missing Leah Croucher today appealed for help to find her on the second anniversary of her mysterious disappearance.

Leah, who is 21, vanished on her way to work on February 15, 2019.

She has not been seen or heard from since and her heartbroken family, who believe she was taken against her will, have urged her to make contact.

In an emotional statement they said: ‘’It’s now been two years since our beautiful, wonderful daughter Leah, left for work and vanished without a trace. Missing. Gone.

“To say they have been a hard two years is an understatement.

“They have been the longest and toughest two years of our lives.”

Leah, then 20, went missing after failing to show up at the financial company she worked at in Milton Keynes two years ago.

Her phone was switched off at 8.43am that morning and the alarm was raised that night at 6pm by her worried family.

Despite repeated appeals, eyewitness testimony, and detailed searches of lakes in the nearby area no trace of her has ever been found.

Her family have since revealed they believed she was in a relationship with a man who was engaged at the time of her disappearance.

However police have since spoken to him and say they have no suspicions about him because it is thought he has an alibi for the time that Leah went missing.

Since she vanished Leah’s family have also suffered double tragedy after Leah’s brother, Hayden Croucher, 24, was found hanging in his flat in Bletchley, Milton Keynes, nine months after Leah disappeared.

But Leah’s family are more determined than ever to find out what happened to their beloved daughter.

The statement from the family continued: “Leah, you have never left our thoughts for a moment.

“It may seem that at times to people that we are not thinking about you, but that is not true.

“We still have those awful questions screaming in our brains -where are you? What happened?

“We still dream about you. Dream that we find you or that you come home, out of the blue.

“That the police knock at the door to say they have found you, sometimes in the dream you are alive, sometimes you are not.

“You are still the last thing we think about at night and the first thing we think about in the morning.”

Senior Investigating Officer, Detective Chief Inspector Andy Howard, said: “I genuinely believe that there are people in the area that morning who will have seen Leah and who can help the investigation.

“It’s never too late to come forward with information to help our investigation, no matter how insignificant it may seem to you.

“I would like to remind people that members of the local community have very generously offered a £10,000 reward for information that leads to Leah being found. That reward is still available.’’