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A married man, Shane Mays, today authorized the manslaughter of a 16-year-old girl, Louise Smith, who was found in a forest about a mile from her home.
Shane Mays, 29, arrested on suspicion of the murder of 16-year-old Louise Smith, whose body was found in a forest
He is being questioned by police after the teenager’s body was found 14 days after she disappeared from her home in Havant, Hants, on May 8.
Tragic Louise Smith was found dead
The tragic Louise Smith was found dead on May 22 in Havant, Hants, after she disappeared on EV Day and Shane Mays was tried for murder.
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Mays, 30, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Winchester Crown Court today.
But he will be tried for murder starting tomorrow, with a jury informed of his guilty plea.
Louise is said to have stayed with Mays and his wife Cjay, the student’s cousin, after they argued with her mother.
Cjay, 29, was arrested in connection with the teenager’s death, but was released without charge.
A great search for Louise was started after he disappeared on May 8 of this year.
Her body was discovered in a forest about a mile from Mays’ home two weeks later.
Louise’s mother Rebecca Cooper previously paid tribute to her daughter by posting a photo of them with the caption “I am so proud of my girl Louise.”
The purple balloons also stayed at the forest entrance, and the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth glowed in its favorite color.
A family friend described Louise as “lovely” and “always kind”.
Jackie Meredith said: “She was a really beautiful girl and her family was very nice too.
“She was the typical teenager, she was a happy and fun girl.
“She was easy to talk to, she was a lovely young woman, and she was always nice to people.”