Cody Ackland Wiki – Cody Ackland Biography
Cody Ackland has appeared in court charged with the murder of Bobbi-Anne McLeod, who disappeared in Plymouth.
The 18-year-old was reported missing on Saturday after she failed to meet friends in the city.
He is 24 years old.
Bobbi-Anne McLeod Murder
When she vanished, Ms. McLeod was on her way from her home in Leigham, Plymouth, to meet her boyfriend, Louie Leach. She was last seen at a bus stop.
Her boyfriend raised the alarm after she never showed up.
Police found Ms. McLeod’s discarded headphones and a tobacco pouch on a grass verge close to the bus stop sparking a frantic three-day search.
A body, thought to be that of Ms. McLeod, was later found in Bovisand, seven miles from her home.
Cody Ackland Arrested
Cody Ackland, 24, of Southway, Plymouth, was remanded in custody to appear at Plymouth Crown Court on 29 November.
Ackland, the lead guitarist of local indie rock band Rakuda, walked into Plymouth Magistrates Court today covered by a blanket.
He spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth, and address and was remanded in custody to appear at Plymouth Crown Court on Monday.
Ackland was born in Germany, where his 53-year-old soldier father is believed to have been stationed for the British Army. His parents are reportedly separated but still live close to each other in Plymouth.
Rakuda has removed its band photos from the Facebook page and changed its profile picture to a candle – in tribute to Bobbi-Anne McLeod.
The band, named after Bar Rakuda in central Plymouth, had listed their influences as Oasis, Kasabian, and The Strokes.
Since Ackland emerged as a suspect, the band announced they were splitting up.