A MAN has been charged with murder following the death of a teenager who went missing.

Officers investigating the death of 16-year-old Louise Smith have charged the man earlier this evening.

Shane Lee Mays, 29, of Somborne Drive, Havant, has been charged with murder and remanded in custody.

He will appear at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court tomorrow morning (May 29).

A 29-year-old woman, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, has been released on bail.